Academic Advisers

AEI's Council of Academic Advisers, chaired by political scientist James Q. Wilson and including distinguished academics from a variety of policy-related fields, advises AEI's president on the Institute's research agenda, publications, and appointments, and each year selects the recipient of the Irving Kristol Award.

James Q. Wilson, Chairman
Pepperdine University

Martin Feldstein
George F. Baker Professor of Economics
Harvard University

Robert P. George
McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence
Director, James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions
Princeton University

Gertrude Himmelfarb
Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus
City University of New York

R. Glenn Hubbard
Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics
Columbia Business School

John L. Palmer
University Professor and Dean Emeritus
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
Syracuse University

Sam Peltzman
Ralph and Dorothy Keller Distinguished Service Professor of Economics
Booth School of Business
University of Chicago

George L. Priest
John M. Olin Professor of Law and Economics
Yale Law School

Jeremy A. Rabkin
Professor of Law
George Mason University School of Law

Richard J. Zeckhauser
Frank Plumpton Ramsey Professor of Political Economy
Kennedy School of Government
Harvard University

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