Richard Griffith

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M.A. Ancient and Medieval History - Western Michigan University 1982
M.A. Medieval Studies, The Medieval Institute Kalamazoo Michigan 1985
B.A.  Honors, Literature and Philosophy Olivet College, Michigan
Literary Fellow of the Wilbur Foundation, 1987
Intern National Journalism Center, Capitol Hill Washington 1985;  Research at Human Events and the Education Research Institute


Book Reviews for the University Bookman, on the Cold War and other literature
Poetry in the Garfield Lake Review
Book Review  for the Washington Times; Research and Contributer to Articles, Washington Times
Congressional Page updates for INSIGHT magazine and the Washington Times
Market copy for INSIGHT magazine; Contributer of ideas and format  for a national news weekly
Editor,  Institute for American Values publications, Nichols College
Writer, Youth Policy Institute 
Letters to the Editor in the Washington Post; Rebuttal to the U.S. Poet Laureate
Publisher,  Hawthorne Books


Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Society for Professionals in Music
(Several Concerts performed, Piano and Voice, College and private)
Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society for Students of History
Student Scholar and Honors Lecture, Olivet College 1980
Eagle Scout in the Grand Valley Council
God and Country Award, Grand Valley Council
Order of the Arrow Advanced Survival Camper
Dean's List 5 times, Olivet College
Graduate Assistantships, Western Michigan University, 1980, 1981
Study in the British Library, London 1982-1983
Member, Association of Former Intelligence Officers, 1987


4 Varsity letters, Wrestling, Olivet College; State Finalist Class B Wrestling State of Michigan; 15 times tournament champion Olympic Freestyle
2 Varsity letters, Soccer, Olivet College
London City League Soccer, England, 1982-1983
Washington International Soccer League 1985-1994
Howard County Rec League soccer 2005-2007


Conversational French, Italian, German and Welsh

Travel and Residence Abroad
Venice Italy three times
Rome, Italy three times
Sorrento and Capri, three times
Several cities in Italy,Germany, Luxumbourg, France (Paris), Austria, The Netherlands, Belgium, England
Wales, 8 times 1977-2000
Barbados, Mexico, Jamaica, the Bahamas
England, Residence, 1982-1983


Safe House Coordinator, Polish and Czech refugees from behind the Iron Curtain, Washington DC 1985-1987

Asset Recovery from Foreign Nationals Domestic and Abroad 1988-1992

Rare Book Collector

Work History (NOT COMPLETED)

1995- present; AT&T.. Network Technician. Supervise repairs and installation of network components in the Citigroup Voice and Data network world wide

Various sales and marketing positions
1984 - Part time instructor, Western Michigan University