William Voegeli

1525 Lafayette Road
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 399-9717


Loyola University
Chicago, IL
Ph.D. and M.A. in Political Science, 1984

Illinois State University
Normal, IL
B.A. in Economics, 1976


Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, CA
Visiting Scholar, Salvatori Center

2007 to present

The Claremont Institute
Claremont, CA
Contributing Editor,
Claremont Review of Books;
Vice President (2005-2007);
Institute Fellow

2004 to present

John M. Olin Foundation
New York, NY
Program Officer

1988 to 2003

National Forum Foundation
Washington, DC
Associate Director

1987 to 1988

St. Xavier University
Chicago, IL
Grants Director

1985 to 1987

Newberry Library
Chicago, IL
Associate Director of Development

1984 to 1985



So . . . What Would Be Enough? Liberals, Conservatives and the Welfare State’s Limits [manuscript will be completed in 2008]


“A Critique of the Pro-Choice Argument,” The Review of Politics, October 1981.

“Poverty and the Victim Ploy,” First Things, November 1991.

“Three Generations of Liberals Are Enough,” a review of The Blood of the Liberals, by George Packer, Claremont Review of Books, Spring 2001.

“Gatsby and the Pursuit of Happiness,” Claremont Review of Books, Winter 2003.

“The Endless Party,” Claremont Review of Books, Winter 2004.

“False Security,” Claremont Review of Books, Spring 2005.

“Rebels Without a Clue,” a review of Nation of Rebels: Why Counterculture Became Consumer Culture, by Joseph Heath and Andrew Potter, Claremont Review of Books, Fall 2005.

“The Era of Big Ideas is Over,” Claremont Review of Books, Fall 2006.

“Oh, What A Tangled Webb,” Claremont Review of Books, Spring 2007.

“Crisis of the Old Liberal Order,” Claremont Review of Books, Summer 2007.

“The Trouble with Limited Government,” Claremont Review of Books, Fall 2007.

“Frost Warning,” New York Sun, October 16, 2007.

“Don’t Look to the Gipper,” Los Angeles Times, October 28, 2007.

“Sweden or Mississippi?” Los Angeles Times, February 24, 2008.

“No Country for Bold Men,” Los Angeles Times, March 23, 2008.

“Civil Rights and the Conservative Movement,” Claremont Review of Books, Summer 2008.

“Keep the Capitol Out of Capitalism,” Los Angeles Times, July 27, 2008.

Several of these articles have been “republished” by OpinionJournal.com, or linked to by Real Clear Politics and Arts and Letters Daily.

Conferences and Lectures

Presentations given at the American Political Science Association, Hillsdale College, the Heritage Foundation, the Midwest Political Science Association and the Salvatori Center at Claremont McKenna College.