Author: Mark Discher, PhD

Prior to taking the headmastership of Great Hearts’ Cicero Preparatory Academy in Scottsdale, Dr. Mark Discher taught at Ottawa University (Kansas), University of St. Thomas (St. Paul), Benedictine College (through the Pastoral Studies Institute, Diocese of Tulsa), and at the College of St. Mary Magdalen. He received a B.A. from Wheaton College (Illinois), an M.Div. from Fuller Seminary, an S.T.M. from Yale University, and a DPhil from Oxford University. Aside from teaching, reading, and writing, Dr. Discher is an entrepreneur who has started several businesses and is currently self-employed. A convert to Catholicism, he and his family are active members of St. Timothy Catholic Church in Mesa, AZ.