Mark C. Christie

  • Lecturer

Mark Christie is a commissioner of the State Corporation Commission of Virginia, which regulates the public utility, insurance and financial industries in Virginia.  He was first elected by the General Assembly in 2004 and re-elected in 2010 and 2016.

He has been on the adjunct faculty of the University of Virginia School of Law for the past eight years, teaching regulatory law and policy.  He has taught law and history at the Universities of Luzern, Switzerland and Trento, Italy through the Fulbright program, and American constitutional law at the University of Heidelberg, Germany.  He has taught energy regulation at the Florence School of Regulation of the European University Institute, and has taught public policy and politics in a doctoral program at Virginia Commonwealth University since 2000.

Christie received undergraduate degrees from Wake Forest University in history and English, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received his law degree from Georgetown. 




  • J.D.
    Georgetown University
  • Wake Forest University