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en EspanolResearch Fellow

William F. Marina

Until his death on July 7, 2009, William F. Marina was a Research Fellow at The Independent Institute and Professor Emeritus of History at Florida Atlantic University. He received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Denver, and he taught at the University of Texas at Arlington, Northern Arizona University, the Universidad Francisco Marroquin, and Schmidt College. He served as Founding Co-Director the Florida-Israel Linkage Institute; Senior Economist at the U.S. Joint Economic Committee; Senior Resident Scholar at Liberty Fund; President of the International Foundation for Gifted Children; and Director of the Florida Atlantic University Press, Director of the Small Business Development Center, Director International Studies, and Director of Interdisciplinary Studies at Florida Atlantic University.

Recipient of the James Madison Award, Professor Marina was a Fulbright Scholar and a member of the Board of Directors of the Florida Endowment for the Humanities and the Florida Historical Society; Advisory Board of the Florida-China Linkage Institute, Reason Foundation, McDonald Training Center for Exceptional Children, and Florida-Japan Linkage Institute.

His articles appeared in numerous scholarly volumes plus such publications as Modern Age, Florida Historical Quarterly, Reason Papers, Literature of Liberty, South Florida Business Quarterly, South Atlantic Quarterly, Reason, and Continuity. His popular articles have appeared with the History News Network, Asheville Citizen-Times, Miami Herald, Miami Daily News, and Village Post.

Commentary
The “Other” September 11: Stimson, the Bomb, Bush and Iran September 11, 2006
How Teddy Roosevelt Fathered the “Bush Doctrine” December 9, 2004
Empires as Ages of Religious Ignorance November 12, 2004
Holding Up a Mirror to the Face of U.S. “Exceptionalism” October 18, 2004
The Three Stooges in Iraq, and the U.S.’s First Stooge October 14, 2004
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Articles
Did the Constitution Betray the Revolution? No: The Constitution as a Resolution of Revolutionary Debates June 15, 1987
Florida's Quest for High Technology: The New Mercantilism? June 15, 1983
Black Education in Florida June 16, 1973
Presentations
“Standing Armies" as the Original Organizational Imperative for a Militarized Economy April 3, 1998
Research Articles
The Dutch-American Guerrillas of the American Revolution May 1, 1983
Weapons, Technology and Legitimacy January 1, 1983
'Brainwashing' and Managed Group Experiences: Converging 'New' Techniques? June 15, 1975
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