About Art Robinson
Republican Candidate for Congress
Oregon District 4 2012
Dr. Art Robinson is an internationally respected scientist and educator, successful businessman, skilled public speaker, and expert on energy, medicine and emergency preparedness. He worked on medical and defense issues during the Reagan administration and on energy issues during the Clinton and Bush administrations.
Art gathered the signatures of more than 31,000 American scientists on a petition urging the U.S. government not to take action on the scientifically invalid claim that human activities warm the earth.
Art graduated from CalTech and, after receiving his PhD in chemistry from the University of California at San Diego, was immediately appointed to the faculty there.
In 1973, he co-founded the Linus Pauling Institute with Linus Pauling and served as President and Research Professor. In 1980, Art and his scientist wife Laurelee moved to Oregon and, with colleagues, founded the Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine. After Lauelee's death in 1988, he raised their six children on the family farm near Cave Junction, where they still live.
All six of the Robinson children are in science. Three hold doctoral degrees, with the other three now in graduate school.
Robinson family curricula and books have won many awards, and are now used by more than 60,000 home-schooled children
For the past 17 years, Art has authored the 37-year-old newsletter Access to Energy, which deals with scientific issues that are especially relevant to public affairs.
Author of many invited articles in The Wall Street Journal, Human Events and WorldNetDaily, Art has spoken in numerous forums, including the Sean Hannity and Glen Beck programs.
Art's candidacy is being enthusiastically welcomed by farm and forestry professionals, local businessmen, educators, and grass roots concerned citizens throughout disctrict 4.
A successful man of solid integrity, Art will do his best to serve the interests of his country and of Oregon District 4.