Mitchell Rocklin, Ph.D. is a 2018-19 James Madison Program Postdoctoral Research Associate. His current research focuses on the history and practical implementation of classical education in a Jewish setting, and he is both writing a book on the subject and implementing a pilot program for the first integrated classical curriculum in a Jewish school since the Second World War. He is also writing a book on Judaism and the history of economic freedom with Aylana Meisel.
Rabbi Dr. Rocklin is also a Chaplain in the Army National Guard with the rank of Captain and the President of the Jewish Coalition for Religious Liberty. He holds a B.A. in History and Political Science from Yeshiva University, rabbinical ordination from Yeshiva University’s affiliated theological seminary, and an M.Phil. and Ph.D. in History from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.