Joshua Mitchell is a professor of political theory at Georgetown University and a Washington Fellow at the Claremont Center for the American Way of Life. The author of numerous journal articles and four books, most recently, Tocqueville in Arabia, Professor Mitchell’s research focuses on Western political philosophy and theology. In 2005, he was part of the team responsible for founding Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Doha, Qatar. From 2008–10, while on leave from Georgetown, Professor Mitchell served as acting chancellor of the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani. He lives on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.