Calvin Harper is an American Indian from the Mi’kmaq Tribe of the Algonquin Nation. The first person in his family to attend and complete college, he holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a master’s degree in Public Administration from Brigham Young University. He also earned a Juris Doctorate from Columbia University School of Law. One of his beliefs is that education is an essential step in making a difference. To make a difference, helping individuals and even nations to reach their highest potential is where we begin.
Mr. Harper was the first official employee of the National Museum of the American Indian at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C.
Mr. Harper has worked as an attorney, university professor, publisher, consultant, commentator, podcaster, employment coach, author, editor, and entrepreneur. Additionally, he is currently a contributing author and editor for Certification Magazine. He frequently states that he is well acquainted with disappointment and hardship since he is a Boston Red Sox fan.
When asked to describe his interests and hobbies, he states: “I have a passion for America, its origins, and its singular place in the world. I love to read and write, and I have a special affinity for history, politics, and government.”