George Leef

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George Charles Leef (born February 4, 1951) is the director of research of the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal.[1]

Biography[edit]

He received a Bachelor of Arts from Carroll University in 1973 and a Juris Doctor from the Duke University School of Law in 1977.[2][3][4] He was a faculty member at Northwood University, where he taught business law, economics, and logic. He was later a vice-president at the John Locke Foundation and director of the Martin Center until the then-Pope Center became an independent nonprofit in 2003.[5][6]

Leef is the author of Free Choice for Workers: A History of the Right to Work Movement and editor of Educating Teachers: The Best Minds Speak Out. From 1996 through 2012, he was the book review editor of The Freeman, a libertarian journal published by the Foundation for Economic Education.[7] He has published articles and book reviews in The Wall Street Journal, Regulation,[8] Christian Science Monitor,[9] The Cato Journal,[10] and other publications.

Leef describes himself as a libertarian. He has been a Forbes contributor blogger since 2013,[11] and also blogs at Phi Beta Cons.[12]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Staff — The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal". The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal. Retrieved 2017-01-03. 
  2. ^ "The Staff of the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy". Retrieved 2012-05-07. 
  3. ^ "George C. Leef". The Mackinac Center for Public Policy. Retrieved 2012-05-07. 
  4. ^ "George Leef". Carolina Journal. Retrieved 2012-05-07. 
  5. ^ "About — The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal". The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal. Retrieved 2017-01-03. 
  6. ^ "Staff — The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal". The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal. Retrieved 2017-01-03. 
  7. ^ "Archive for George C. Leef". The Foundation for Economic Education. Retrieved 2012-05-07. 
  8. ^ "Look What the Brits Have Done!" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-04-16. 
  9. ^ "The US Doesn't Need More College Grads". Retrieved 2015-04-16. 
  10. ^ "Prevailing Wage Laws: Public Interest or Special Interest Legislation?" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-04-16. 
  11. ^ George Leef. "George Leef - Freedom, Not Force". Forbes. 
  12. ^ "George Leef". National Review Online.