Dr. Daniel Mortensen holds a B.A. from Beloit College, and a M.A. and Ph.D. in classics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Dr. Mortensen specializes in the history and philosophy of rhetoric, ancient philosophy, and the philosophy of the liberal arts.
At Edgewood College Dr. Mortensen teaches Critical Thinking, The Liberal Arts in the Dominican Tradition, and coaches the Eagles Debate Team.
His scholarship includes publications and papers on Cicero, Aristotle, Lucretius, St. Augustine of Hippo, the rhetoric of crisis, argumentation, the liberal arts, and drunkenness.
In his spare time Dr. Mortensen enjoys woodworking, guitar, and playing hockey.