Joseph George Caldwell
Founder of the American Independence Movement
Career in management consulting, research, and teaching. Directed projects in strategic planning, policy analysis, program evaluation, economics, public finance, statistics, operations research / systems analysis, and information technology for US, state and foreign governments, and US and foreign organizations. Areas of expertise include health, education, vocational rehabilitation, welfare, public finance (tax policy analysis, Medicaid and AFDC financing), agriculture, civil rights, economic development, energy, environment, population, and defense (US Army, Navy, Air Force, Department of Defense). Considerable overseas experience.
2015-2016 Consulting Statistician, Tucson, Arizona.
2005-2015 Consulting Statistician, Spartanburg, South Carolina. National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago (NORC), Bethesda, Maryland (consulting assignments in Ghana, Namibia, and Honduras).
2002-2005 Management Consultant in Information Technology, Academy for Educational Development / Family Health International / Zambia Ministry of Education, Lusaka, Zambia
1999-2001: Director of Management Systems, Bank of Botswana (Botswana’s central bank)
1991-1998: Management Consultant (First Union National Bank, Charlotte; US Agency for International Development, Egypt, Malawi, Ghana; Asian Development Bank, Bangladesh; Canada Trust Bank, Toronto, Canada)
1989-1991 President, Vista Research Corporation, Tucson, Arizona
1982-1991 Director of Research and Development and Principal Scientist, US Army Electronic Proving Ground’s Electromagnetic Environmental Test Facility / Bell Technical Operations Corporation and Combustion Engineering; Adjunct Professor of Statistics, University of Arizona; Principal Engineer, Singer Systems and Software Engineering; Arizona
1964-1982 Consultant or employee to firms in South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, District of Columbia, Haiti, Philippines
PhD, Statistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
BS, Mathematics, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Graduate of Spartanburg High School, Spartanburg, SC
Born March 23, 1942, in Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Widowed, formerly married to Timigale (three children) and Jacquelyn.
Author of books on population and defense (Can America Survive?); culture (The Late Great United States); tax reform (The Value-Added Tax: A New Tax System for the United States); and music (How to Play the Guitar by Ear (for mathematicians and physicists)). See Internet website http://www.foundationwebsite.org to view these and other related articles.