About Paul R. Huard

An honored teacher and award-winning journalist, Paul R. Huard covered politics and government for daily newspapers in California and Oregon for many years where he received numerous regional awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. As a freelance writer, his features have been carried nationally by Copley News Service and Creators Syndicate. In addition, he is a teacher of history who has taught in colleges and universities in Oregon and California. He has also made guest appearances on talk radio shows as an expert on American history and he writes about the Declaration of Independence at his blog “The Shout Heard ‘Round the World” (https://theshoutheardroundtheworld.wordpress.com/). Currently, he instructs Advanced Placement United States History, political literature, contemporary issues, and economics at Ashland High School, Ashland, Ore., a U.S. News & World Report Silver Medal School.  He is a four-time winner of prestigious fellowships for advanced summer study from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and he is listed in Who’s Who Among American Teachers. Huard is a member of Phi Alpha Theta (the honor society for historians) and the Organization of American Historians. He can be reached by e-mail at squareknot@charter.net.