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The Institute for Logic and the Public Interest is a non-profit 501(c)3 education and research institution.

About the Institute

The Institute for Logic and the Public Interest is a non-profit 501(c)3 research and educational institution based in Redmond, Washington. Our purpose is to promote logic education and to demonstrate the value and importance of logic education through analytical, historical, and empirical research.

Pete Cardon – Vice President and CLBC Director

cardonDr. Pete Cardon is the Vice President of the Institute and the Director of our Center for Logic and Business Communication. He is also the Academic Director of the MBA for Professionals and Managers program at the USC Marshall School of Business, and one of only 3 full professors in the largest and oldest business communication department in the US. Pete is a former president of the Association for Business Communication, and the author of a leading textbook on business communication.

Matt North – Director of Research

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Dr. Matt North is a former Fulbright Scholar and an Associate Professor of Information Systems and Technology at UVU. He has received numerous awards for scholarship and teaching, including the Ben Bauman Award for Excellence, the Gamma Sigma Alpha Outstanding Professor Award, and the UVU Alumni Outstanding Educator award. He is the author of two books, Life Lessons & Leadership and Data Mining for the Masses, as well as many journal papers, articles, and conference presentations.

Ronald Fuller – President

ronf2Ronald Fuller founded the Institute in 2017 to promote logic education. His research has been presented to the Association for Symbolic Logic, the American Philosophical Association, the Joint Mathematics Meetings, the Data Management Association, and numerous industry audiences.

Prior to forming the Institute, Ron worked as an information management consultant and spent 6 years at Microsoft. As an officer in the Army Reserve, he served as Deputy to the CTO for US Central Command, Directorate of Intelligence, and as the Chief of Intelligence Systems for Afghanistan.