Mark Campbell II is originally from Merrillville, Indiana where he spent the first eighteen years of his life. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. While at Calvin College, he studied abroad in México and Guatemala. Additionally, he nationally and internationally toured with the Calvin College Gospel Choir, through which he served two years as Chairman. He has an M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. His research interests include: life histories, religion, social movements, fashion, news, craft beer, history, and building community. He aspires to create a connection between student affairs and oral history. Mark is an avid reader and knows a vast amount of random facts about the world.