About Richard Campagna
Richard V. Campagna was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. He graduated from Brown University in 1972 with a BA in political science and minors in Spanish and Portuguese. In 1975 he concurrently obtained a J.D.degree from St. John’s School of Law and an M.A. in Ibero-American Social Thought from New York University. Campagna went on to obtain a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University Teachers College and a “controversial” Ph.D. from the American College of Metaphysical Theology after pursuing additional graduate study at C.C.N.Y., Columbia University, the University of Iowa and the University of Chicago (Returning Scholar Program).
Campagna is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian and Papiamentu and has a working knowledge of Russian, Polish and Catalan. He is an accomplished legal, literary and medical interpreter and translator. He also serves as a corporate spokesperson, legal consultant, psychological counselor and college and career advisor. He teaches law, economics and ethics at various institutions of higher education. He is an avid traveler, having visited all 50 states and dependencies (on numerous occasions) and 199 foreign countries. He currently serves as “Of Counsel” to the international corporate law firm of Leser, Hunter, Taubman & Taubman of New York City/Washington D.C./Miami Beach.
Campagna was the Libertarian Party’s candidate for Lt. Governor of Iowa in 2002 (running mate of Clyde Cleveland) and ran for Vice President of the United States in 2004, also as a Libertarian (running mate Michael Badnarik).
Campagna is the author of numerous books, monographs and articles and travels the world giving seminars and presentations on multifarious themes and issues.