Demond “Dom” Mullins

Demond Mullins received his PhD in Sociology from The  Graduate Center of the City University of New York  (CUNY) in 2013. He is a combat veteran of the Iraq War,  where he served as an Armor Crewman in OIF II. After service Demond became a National Spokesman for Iraq  Veterans Against the War (IVAW) and worked as a United  States Senate staffer on veterans’ health and education issues.  

Demond is an enthusiastic outdoorsman and conducts social research on the benefits of outdoor recreation,  particularly mountaineering. In 2015, he conducted an ethnographic study of a group of combat veterans during their summit bid of Denali. He has also summited  Kilimanjaro and Mt. Kenya.