Mulholland is the Director of the Center for the Study of Free Enterprise and a Professor of Economics at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina where, in 2022, he and his colleagues successfully resurrected the degree in Economics. He has published research articles on a wide variety of topics, including his co-authored paper, “Ride-Sharing, Fatal Crashes, and Crime” that was awarded the Georgescu-Roegen Prize for the best academic article published in the Southern Economic Journal in 2018. He has served as a faculty mentor at seminars sponsored by the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) and the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) and led discussions at the Center for Excellence in Education’s Research Science Institute at MIT. Mulholland earned his M.A. and Ph.D. from Clemson University.