FBI Expert Available at Marquette
May 31, 2005
MILWAUKEE- With the news of former FBI official W. Mark Felt
revealing to Vanity Fair that he was “Deep Throat,”
Marquette Professor of History and nationally recognized FBI
expert Dr. Athan Theoharis is available for comment.
Theoharis specializes in the history of the FBI post 1932.
He has written extensively on issues of civil liberties, federal
surveillance policy and authority, and secrecy in government,
affecting historical research and national politics and institutions.
His most recent books include The FBI and American Democracy:
A Brief Critical History (2004) and Chasing Spies
(2002), which explores how FBI counterintelligence failures
led its officials to promote and sustain McCarthyite politics.
Dr. Athan Theoharis, Professor of History
(414) 288-3560 Office
To reach Dr. Theoharis after 2:30 p.m. today, please contact
Anne Broeker in the Office of Public Affairs at (414)
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Phone: (414) 288-1988