Frank Creel received his B.A. in Journalism-Social Science from St.
Joseph's College, Rensselaer, Indiana, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from
the Social Sciences Division of the University of Chicago.
Dr. Creel served as an English teacher in the Peace Corps in Turkey.
He remains fluent in the Turkish language; reads Turkish in the Arabic
script; and has a reading knowledge of Latin, French, and German. He
served as a rifle platoon leader and staff officer with the 4th Infantry
Division in Vietnam from 1967 to 1968. His decorations include
the Bronze Star and the Combat Infantryman Badge. He also worked in
the International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Dr. Creel was a weekly columnist for the Potomac
Virginia, from 1977 to 1984. His op-ed articles have been published
in the Northern Virginia Journal, the D.C.
Examiner, The Washington
Times, and the New York City Tribune (now defunct). In 1992, his
A Trilogy of Sonnets was published pseudonymously by Christendom Press.
In 2002, Dr. Creel ran for the U.S. Congress from Virginia’s
11th district on the Constitution Party ticket against Republican Representative
Tom Davis. While Davis defeated him decisively, Creel derives
some satisfaction from the fact that the campaign made it impossible
for Davis to pose as a pro-life Republican.
Dr. Creel devoted his spare time in retirement to completing two
books, The Little Book of Big Choices, and The
Collapse of the Northern Colossus, a “history” from
the perspective of Mexico’s
leading historiographer in 2084.
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