1525 Lafayette Road
Claremont, CA 91711
Ph.D. and M.A. in Political Science, 1984
Illinois State University
B.A. in Economics, 1976
Claremont McKenna College
Visiting Scholar, Salvatori Center
2007 to present
The Claremont Institute
Claremont Review of Books;
Vice President (2005-2007);
2004 to present
John M. Olin Foundation
New York, NY
1988 to 2003
National Forum Foundation
1987 to 1988
St. Xavier University
1985 to 1987
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.