Patrick S.J. Carmack, J.D., AAI Fellow, Executive Director
After earning his Juris Doctorate, Pat completed postgraduate studies in psychology and philosophy. Former administrative law Judge at the Oklahoma State Corporation Commission, member of the U.S. Supreme Court Bar, former CEO of an independent petroleum exploration and production company, founder and former Chairman of the International Caspian Horse Society, and President of a non-profit educational foundation, Pat lives with his wife Elisabeth and their five children on Eagle Mountain overlooking Colorado Springs. Pat participated in Dr. Mortimer J. Adler’s last several Socratic discussion groups in Maryland and California in 1999 and 2000, respectively, and moderated the first live-audio Socratic groups online (2000 AD) and numerous online groups since, as well as at Great Books evening programs in Seattle. He has been a speaker on educational topics at various conferences in the US. and Europe. He is the recipient of the 2009 International Etienne Gilson Society’s Pope John Paul the Great Thomist Humanist Award for his work in education.