Dustin Hornbeck holds a Ph.D. from Miami University where he studies educational leadership and policy. He also holds master's degrees in American history and government and in education. has taught high school and college level social studies and education courses for twelve years in several high schools and colleges in Ohio. He was the James Madison Fellow for Ohio in 2014. Dustin has served as teachers union president for four years and in administrative capacity. Dustin has experience teaching in public and private high schools and in public and private colleges and universities in Ohio. Prior to teaching, Dustin worked in the Ohio State Legislature, and briefly for the Auditor of State.