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Richard J. Bishirjian

Richard J. Bishirjian
Richard J. Bishirjian, was Founding President and Professor of Government at Yorktown University from 2000-2016. He earned a B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh and a Ph.D. in Government and International Studies from the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Bishirjian taught at universities and colleges in Indiana, Texas and New York and is the editor of A Public Philosophy Reader and The Conservative Rebellion. The Coming Death and Future Resurrection of American Higher Education was published October, 2017. Dr. Bishirjian’s essays have been published in The Political Science Reviewer, Modern Age, Review of Politics, Anamnesis, Chronicles of Culture, and the American Spectator.

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