Meet Mark Gudgel and His Varied Passions

Deeply involved in the Omaha, Nebraska community, Gudgel is a passionate advocate for teachers, and sits on the board of many local non-profit organizations. When not teaching or writing, Gudgel enjoys running half and full marathons, catching fish, traveling the world, wine tasting, cooking, and spending time with his family in their home in Omaha.

WRITING

As an English major, Mark dreamt of becoming a writer. Today he gets to live that dream and strives to inspire others to do similarly.

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EDUCATION

After eighteen years of teaching high school English in Nebraska, Mark accepted a professorship and continues to teach and learn.

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RUNNING

Happy? Go for a run! Tired? Go for a run! Sad? How about a run? In some senses, Mark has but one answer for every question.

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VINICULTURE

As newlyweds, Mark and Sonja honeymooned in wine country. Today, Mark writes about wine and even flirts with the idea of making it.

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Mark’s latest book review:

Think Higher Feel Deeper: Holocaust Education in the Secondary Classroom
Reviewed by Ronald Weisberger

More Reviews and in the Media

The Lazy CEO Podcast

The History of Napa Wine
A discussion about the history of wine in Napa, between Jim Schleckser, CEO and host of The Lazy CEO Podcast, and Mark Gudgel, author and wine expert.

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