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Karako, Tom

  • Claremont Institute: Senior Fellow

  • Americans for Victory over Terrorism: Senior Adviser

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Tom Karako is a visiting assistant professor at Kenyon College, a fellow at the Claremont Institute, and a senior adviser for the Bill Bennett-founded Americans for Victory over Terrorism. According to his bio on the Claremont website, “Karako received his Ph.D. in Politics and Policy from Claremont Graduate University. He has previously taught national security policy, American government, and constitutional law at Claremont McKenna College and California State University, San Bernardino. During his time as Director of Programs with the Claremont Institute (2003-2009), he directed the Publius and Lincoln fellowship programs, created and edited Missilethreat.com, and directed the Golden State Center. Karako has published on defense policy, state politics, and executive-congressional relations in journals and newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times, Investor's Business Daily, the Journal of International Security Policy, the Claremont Review of Books, and Defense News.”[1]

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[1]Claremont Institute, “Thomas Karako,” http://www.claremont.org/scholars/scholarID.62/scholar.asp.

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Affiliations

  • Claremont Institute: Senior Fellow

  • Americans for Victory over Terrorism: Senior Adviser

  • Kenyon College: Visiting Assistant Professor


 



Education

  • University of Dallas: B.A.

  • Claremont Graduate University: M.A.

  • Claremont Graduate University: Ph.D., Politics and Policy

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