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Cedarville Stories Podcast: Breath of Fresh Air in Complicated World of Politics

by Clem Boyd, Communication Content Manager

Dr. Mark Caleb Smith is a Professor of Political Science, but then he is so much more than that. Local, regional, and national media outlets seek him out for insight on politics and government because of his balanced, thoughtful, and unbiased analysis. More than 1,000 television, radio, print, and online interviews in 16 years is testimony to his popularity.

Dr. Smith is constantly informing himself about current events, spending from one to three hours each day catching up on the latest news in politics and public policy. His preparation means he is ready for on-the-spot news interviews and for pointed questions from his students who want to hear his insightful perspective.

His worldview ensures that his perspectives are grounded in a view of government that is balanced and biblical. His fair and impartial observations make him a breath of political fresh air.

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Dr. Smith serves as Chair for Cedarville University’s Department of History and Government.

Dr. Smith also leads the Center for Political Studies.

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 4,380 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 150 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, including its Bachelor of Arts in political science program, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and high student engagement ranking. For more information about the University, visit


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