Last updated on: 5/12/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Alan Keyes, PhD Biography

Title:
Former Assistant Secretary of State
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Mar. 26, 2008

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with MDs, PhDs, JDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to medical marijuana. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to medical marijuana issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Presidential Candidate, 1996, 2000, 2008
  • Host, America’s Wake-Up Call and Alan Keyes Is Making Sense
  • President, Citizens Against Government Waste, 1989-1991
  • Two-time Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Maryland, 1988, 1992
  • Assistant Secretary of State, under President Ronald Reagan, 1985-1988
  • Ambassador to the United Nations Economic and Social Council, 1983-1985
Education:
  • PhD, Government, Harvard University, 1979
Other:
  • On Apr. 15, 2008, Alan Keyes announced his withdrawal from the Republican Party