Faculty and Speakers

Faculty

Robert C. Bartlett

Boston College

"Robert C. Bartlett is a graduate of the University of Toronto and holds an MA in Classics and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Boston College. His principal area of research is classical political philosophy, with particular attention to the thinkers of ancient Hellas, including Thucydides, Plato, Xenophon, and Arist
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Fred Baumann

Kenyon College

"Fred Baumann is a Professor of Political Science at Kenyon College and author of "
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Mark Blitz

Claremont McKenna College

"Mark Blitz is the Fletcher Jones Professor of Political Philosophy at Claremont McKenna College, and a fellow of the Claremont Institute. "
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Timothy W. Burns

Baylor University

"Timothy W. Burns is Professor of Political Science and Graduate Program Director at Baylor University, and the 2022-23 John and Daria Barry Visiting Research Scholar at Princeton University. He is also editor in chief of "
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Keegan Callanan

Middlebury College

"Keegan Callanan is Associate Professor of Political Science at Middlebury College, where he holds the Christian A. Johnson Chair in Political Philosophy and teaches courses in the history of political philosophy, contemporary political theory, and American politics. He is author of "
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James Carey

United States Air Force Academy

"James Carey is a Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the United States Air Force Academy, as well as a Tutor at Saint John's College, where he has also served as Dean and Acting President."
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Michael Doran

Hudson Institute

"Michael Doran is a Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC. He specializes in Middle East security issues. "
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Janet A. Dougherty

St. John's College

"Janet Dougherty is a member of the senior faculty of St. John’s College, where she has taught since 1982. She has taught the entire undergraduate curriculum including classes on Euclid and Einstein, and seminars on Plato, Shakespeare and the Bible."
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Murray Dry

Middlebury College

"Murray Dry is the Charles A. Dana Professor of Political Science at Middlebury College, where he taches courses in political philosophy, American political thought, and American constitutional law.  He is author of "
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Mike Hawley

Duke University

"Michael Hawley is an incoming Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Houston. He previously served as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the\nDepartment of Government and Legal Studies at Bowdoin College as well as a postdoctoral fellow and Managing Director of the Duke Program in American Values
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J. Michael Hoffpauir

Clemson University

"J. Michael Hoffpauir is Associate Director of the Lyceum Program and Clinical Assistant Professor in the department of Political Science at Clemson University. Prior to teaching at Clemson, he taught at Hillsdale College. Prof. Hoffpauir's research interests include ancient and modern political thought, statesmanship,
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Aaron MacLean

Paul E. Singer Foundation

"Aaron MacLean is the senior director at The Paul E. Singer Foundation. Previously he was foreign policy advisor and legislative director to Senator Tom Cotton. Aaron was educated at St. John's College, Annapolis and Balliol College, Oxford, and served in Afghanistan as an infantry Marine."
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Frank N. Pagano

St. John's College

"Frank Pagano is a member of the senior faculty of St. John’s College, Santa Fe and Annapolis. He has taught throughout the undergraduate program including classes on the development of quantum physics, Euclid and Newton and seminars on Plato, Shakespeare and the Bible. He was director of the graduate programs in Santa
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Charles T. Rubin

Duquesne University

"Charles T. Rubin teaches courses in political philosophy at Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA). His recent research and publications focus on emerging technologies, such as nanotechnology and artificial intelligence, and those who believe they will allow the redesign of humanity. He blogs on these topics at \"Futuri
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John Sawicki

Duquesne University

"John Sawicki C.S.Sp., Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Political Science in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts at Duquesne University. He has taught courses on International Relations, Catholic Thought and Security in the Modern World, International Political\nEconomy, Terrorism, and Crisis Management. He is frequ
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Diana Schaub

Loyola University Maryland

"Diana Schaub is Professor of Political Science at Loyola University Maryland and a Visiting Scholar in the Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies department at the American Enterprise Institute. A past member of the Hoover Institution’s Task Force on the Virtues of a Free Society, she also served as the Garwood
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Devin Stauffer

The University of Texas at Austin

"Devin Stauffer specializes in Socratic and early modern political philosophy. He has taught at UT Austin since 2004, where he has been honored with two teaching awards; he also received two awards for his earlier teaching at Kenyon College. "
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Adam Thomas

Clemson University

"Adam Thomas is Associate Director of the Lyceum Program and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Political Science at Clemson University, where he teaches courses in the history of political philosophy and American political thought.  His research examines the foundations of law, justice, and constitutionalism in Cicero, Au
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John P. Walters

Hudson Institute

"John P. Walters is president and chief executive officer of Hudson Institute."
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Speakers

Eric B. Brown

Hudson Institute

"Eric Brown is a senior fellow at Hudson Institute where he studies Asian and Middle East affairs, international security and development, alternative geopolitical futures, and U.S. diplomacy and strategy. He is also the editor, with Hillel Fradkin and Husain Haqqani, of the review "
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Ronna C. Burger

Tulane University

"Ronna C. Burger is the Catherine & Henry J. Gaisman Professor of Philosophy, and the Sizeler Professor of Jewish Studies at Tulane University. She is an expert on Plato and Aristotle and author of "
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Bryan Clark

Hudson Institute

"Bryan Clark is a senior fellow and director of the Center for Defense Concepts and Technology at Hudson Institute. He is an expert in naval operations, electronic warfare, autonomous systems, military competitions, and wargaming."
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Matthew Continetti

American Enterprise Institute

"Matthew Continetti"
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Senator Tom Cotton

United States Senate

"Tom Cotton is a United States Senator from Arkansas. His committees include the Banking Committee, where he chairs the Economic Policy Subcommittee, the Intelligence Committee, and the Armed Services Committee, where he chairs the Air Land Power Subcommittee. Senator Cotton is a 6th generation Arkansan who was born a
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Jack David

Hudson Institute

"Jack David is a Senior Fellow and Member of the Board of Trustees at Hudson Institute as well as managing his own investments. Additionally, he is an independent consultant on national security matters, especially combating weapons of mass destruction."
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William Galston

Brookings Institution

"William A. Galston holds the Ezra K. Zilkha Chair in the Brookings Institution’s Governance Studies Program, where he serves as a senior fellow. A former policy advisor to President Clinton and presidential candidates, Galston is an expert on domestic policy, political campaigns, and elections. His current research fo
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Michael W. Grenke

St. John's College Annapolis

"Michael W. Grenke is a member of the senior faculty at St. John’s College. He has taught at both the Santa Fe and Annapolis campuses. He has also taught at the University of New Hampshire, Boston College, and Michigan State University. He has published two translations of Nietzsche, "
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Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Frederick "Ben" Hodges

Center for European Policy Analysis

"A native of Quincy, Florida, Lieutenant General (Retired) Frederick Benjamin “Ben” Hodges graduated from the United States Military Academy in May 1980 and was commissioned in the Infantry."
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Tiernan Kane

University of Notre Dame

"Tiernan Kane has been a lawyer at Cooper & Kirk"
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Leon R. Kass

American Enterprise Institute

"Leon R. Kass, M.D., is the Addie Clark Harding Professor Emeritus in the Committee on Social Thought and the College at the University of Chicago and the Madden-Jewett Chair at AEI. He was the chairman of the President’s Council on Bioethics from 2001 to 2005. He has been engaged for more than 40 years with ethical an
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Melanie Kirkpatrick

Hudson Institute

"Melanie Kirkpatrick is a Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute. She is a writer-journalist based in Connecticut and New York City. She contributes reviews and commentary to various publications, including the opinion pages of the "
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Harvey C. Mansfield

Harvard University

"Harvey C. Mansfield is the William R. Kenan, Jr.Professor of Government at Harvard University, where he studies and teaches political philosophy. He has written on Edmund Burke and the nature of political parties, on Machiavelli and the invention of indirect government, in defense of a defensible liberalism and in fav
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Walter Russell Mead

Hudson Institute

"Walter Russell Mead is the Distinguished Scholar in American Strategy and Statesmanship at the Hudson Institute, the James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities at Bard College, and Editor-at-Large of "
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Peter Rough

Hudson Institute

"Peter Rough is a Research Fellow at the Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C., where he researches a wide range of national security issues and alternate geopolitical futures. He also helps curate Hudson’s journal, "
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Jeremy Rozansky

Sidley Austin LLP

"Jeremy Rozansky is a Supreme Court and Appellate associate at the firm Sidney Austin, LLP. Mr. Rozansky previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Michael H. Park of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and to the Honorable Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
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Sarah May Stern

Hudson Institute

"Sarah May Stern is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard Business School. After working for several years at "
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Kenneth R. Weinstein

Hudson Institute

"Kenneth R. Weinstein is President and Chief Executive Officer of Hudson Institute. He joined the Institute in 1991, and was appointed CEO in June 2005. Weinstein was named President and CEO in March 2011."
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