Nathaniel Frank

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    • Title:Senior Research Fellow
    • Organization:Palm Center
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      Dr. Nathaniel Frank is Senior Research Fellow at the Palm Center and an adjunct professor at New York University. He first broke the story of the Army's firing of Arabic-language specialists under the 'don't ask don't tell' policy. He has been interviewed for national television and radio programs to discuss the topic of marriage and military service rights for gays and lesbians. Dr. Frank's writing has appeared in The New York Times, Washington Post, The New Republic, the Los Angeles Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the San Francisco Chronicle, Lingua Franca, and other publications. Dr. Frank received his Ph.D. in History from Brown University in the spring of 2002. Before that he earned his Masters from Brown and his Bachelors from Northwestern University in History and American Culture. His book, Unfriendly Fire: How the Gay Ban Undermines the Military and Weakens America, was published in March 2009 by St. Martin's Press.

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