George Leef
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George Leef

George Charles Leef (born February 4, 1951) is the director of research of the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal.[1]


He received a Bachelor of Arts from Carroll University in 1973 and a Juris Doctor from the Duke University School of Law in 1977.[2][3][4] He was a faculty member at Northwood University, where he taught business law, economics, and logic. He was later a vice-president at the John Locke Foundation and director of the Martin Center until the then-Pope Center became an independent nonprofit in 2003.[5][6]

Leef is the author of Free Choice for Workers: A History of the Right to Work Movement and editor of Educating Teachers: The Best Minds Speak Out. From 1996 through 2012, he was the book review editor of The Freeman, a libertarian journal published by the Foundation for Economic Education.[7] He has published articles and book reviews in The Wall Street Journal, Regulation,[8]Christian Science Monitor,[9]The Cato Journal,[10] and other publications.

Leef describes himself as a libertarian. He has been a Forbes contributor blogger since 2013,[11] and also blogs at Phi Beta Cons.[12]


  • Free Choice for Workers: A History of the Right to Work Movement. Jameson Books. 2006. ISBN 9780915463978. OCLC 61437120.


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