Mark Fischler is a Professor of Criminal justice and current program coordinator at Plymouth State University. Prior to joining the Plymouth State faculty, he practiced law, representing poor criminal defendants for the New Hampshire Public Defender’s Office for 3 1/2 years. Mark left the law after being called by the Universe to focus on his Spiritual Awareness for almost 2 years. Upon return he became a teacher at Plymouth State in 2003. Since then Mark has worked extensively with alternative theoretical models in law, constitutional law, and higher education. He has published on integral applications to teaching, being a lawyer, and legal theory. In his time at Plymouth he’s been a chair, Dean, and Interim Vice President of Student Affairs. His focus in the classroom is ethics, criminal procedure and constitutional law. He is well respected for a teaching philosophy that emphasizes the humanity and dignity of each student. In addition, he currently offers a weekly Spiritual Inquiry class for college students.
Professor Fischler was awarded the outstanding teaching award at his university in 2014. He was also a finalist to be the NH Professor of the Year in 2013.