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Professor Emeritus of Economics, Ohio University
Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Business Law & Regulation, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Chaired Professor in Entrepreneurship and Strategy, University of Maryland
Founding Director, International Arctic Research Center
Senior fellow, Independent Women’s Forum
Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (MBL), Brown University
Director, Education Intelligence Agency
William H. Taylor Scholar in Health Care Policy, American Enterprise Institute
Trial Lawyer and Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
Director, The Lavoisier Society
Professor, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Treasurer and member of the Board of Directors, The Docs 4 Patient Care Foundation
Executive Vice President, Center for the Defense of Free Enterprise
News Reporter
Director, Center for Global Food Issues
Professor of Economics, Lake Forest College
Chairman, Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment
Lecturer, Department of Economics, Towson University
Former Professor of Economics, California State University, East Bay
Principal Attorney, Olsson Frank Weedon
Founder, president and chief executive officer of American Quality Schools
Research Fellow in Agricultural Policy, The Heritage Foundation
Astrophysicist and Senior Scientist, George C. Marshall Institute
Environmental Consultant and Former Climatology Professor, University of Winnipeg
Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory, the Georgetown University Law Center
Eminent Scholar in Finance, Auburn University
Director and Senior Fellow
Chief Meteorologist, WeatherBell
Retired physician and electrical engineer
Associate Professor, Hospitality Management, Harper College
Policy Advisor, Education; Policy Analyst for The Cato Institute.
Senior Fellow, The Heartland Institute
National Spokesman, Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation
Professor of Economics, Missouri State University (retired)
Endowed Professor - Space Architecture, University of Houston
Botanist, The Conservation Foundation
Professor of Economics (emeritus) at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Senior advisor, economics, American Principles Project
Economics Department Chair, Florida State University

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