Dr. Frank Guliuzza received his PhD in Government & International Studies from the University of Notre Dame. When he joined the Patrick Henry College faculty as a professor of government in the fall of 2008, Dr. Guliuzza left a tenured position as professor of political science and chair of the department at Weber State University. Dr. Guliuzza received the John S. Hinckley Award as the outstanding faculty member at Weber State University (2003). He was named Utah Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation (2003). He has been recognized four times by the American Political Science Association for “Outstanding Teaching in Political Science” (2000, 2003, 2004, and 2008).
He is the current chair of the Pre-Law Advisors’ National Council and is on the executive boards of the American Mock Trial Association and the American Collegiate Moot Court Association. A successful moot court and mock trial coach at Weber State, he coached more than 60 students who were either all-American or all-regional competitors. He has also taught at Wheaton College, the University of Minnesota, and Vassar.
Beyond his academic accomplishments, Dr. Guliuzza has extensive practical political experience. He was vice-chairman of the Utah Republican Party and ran for election to the United States Senate, though he was defeated in the primary by Orrin Hatch. At PHC, he advises students who plan to attend law school. In addition to coaching PHC’s moot court and mock trial teams, he teaches classes at all levels for the government major.