Dr. Alexander Leslie Klieforth was born into an American diplomatic family and hence spent most of his
school years in Europe. He received his B.A. and LL.D. degrees from St. Norbert College in Wisconsin,
his M.A. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, advanced study at the University of Geneva,
Switzerland, Louvain, Belgium and doctoral work at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
In the U.S. Army during World War II, he was assigned to the Office of Strategic Servicesí secret
intelligence in Europe, and seconded to the British 21st Army Group. He was on duty with the U.S.
Air Force during the Korean War. From 1946-49 he was on the staff of the School of Advanced
International Studies in Washington, D.C. It was during this time that he began his study of and
research in Scottish history, which later led to the publication of a book, articles and lectures on the
subject. As a professional American diplomat, he was stationed in Washington, D.C., Europe, Asia and
Latin America and on special assignments in the Middle East and Africa. He and his wife, Gloria, reside
in San Diego, California.
Dr. Robert John Munro is a University Law Librarian and Co-Director of CIFCS at the College of Law of
the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. He is also a Senior Research Fellow and Director of
Research for North America of CIDOEC at Jesus College, Cambridge University. He holds Masters
degrees from the University of Iowa (1973) and Louisiana State University (1974), a Juris Doctor
from the College of Law of the University of Iowa (1973) and a Ph.D. from the University of Florida
(1981). He has done further graduate studies at Cambridge University, Oxford University and the
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies of the University of London (1994). He is the author of nineteen
published books. He and his wife, Louise, reside in Gainesville, Florida.