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Mark Bauerlein

Director of Research & Analysis, National Endowment for the Arts

Mark Bauerlein is the Director of Research & Analysis for the National Endowment for the Arts. He is responsible for identifying research needs relevant to the agency and the arts community and developing a research, evaluation, and analysis program to address those needs. He earned a doctorate in English at UCLA in 1988. The following year he joined the faculty of Emory University in Atlanta. Bauerlein’s published works range from Whitman and the American Idiom to The Pragmatic Mind: Explorations in the Psychology of Belief. He has also published essays and reviews in the Wall Street Journal, Times Literary Supplement (London), Weekly Standard, Yale Review, Partisan Review, and many scholarly journals.