Dr. Witcher earned his B.A. in history from the University of Central Arkansas in 2011 and received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Alabama in 2017. Dr. Witcher is currently a Scholar-in-Residence at the University of Arkansas where he offers classes in Modern American History including courses on the Cold War, the Conservative Movement, and U.S. Economic Development. His research on conservatism has appeared in White House Studies Journal, and he is the co-editor of a three-volume anthology entitled: Public Choice Analyses of American Economic History. His most recent book Getting Right with Reagan: The Struggle for True Conservatism, 1980-2016 was published by University Press of Kansas.