Steven F. Hayward was previously the F.K. Weyerhaeuser Fellow at AEI. He is the author of the Almanac of Environmental Trends, and the author of many books on environmental topics. He has written biographies of Presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan and of Winston Churchill, and the upcoming book, The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Presidents. He contributed to AEI's Energy and Environment Outlook series.
Senior Fellow, Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy, 1992-present
Member, California Departmental Transportation Advisory Committee, 1996-2001
Contributing Editor, Reason Magazine, 1990-2001
Bradley Fellow, 1997-98; Henry Salvatori Fellow, 1993-94, Heritage Foundation
Public Interest Member, California Citizens Compensation Commission, 1990-95
Director, Golden State Center for Policy Studies, 1987-91
Executive Director, Inland Business Magazine, 1985-90
Richard M. Weaver Fellow, Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 1985-86
Director of Journalism, Public Research Syndicated, Claremont Institute, 1984-87
Ph.D., American studies; M.A., government, Claremont Graduate School
B.S., business and administrative studies, Lewis and Clark College
The distinguished jurist Robert Bork has died at the age of 85. Roger Kimball recalls him here, noting with understatement that the left’s scorched-earth opposition to his Supreme Court nomination was “obscene.” I have a long account of it in "The Age of Reagan," but the core of...
In the next American Enterprise Debate and Election Watch event, Norman J. Ornstein, resident scholar at AEI and co-author of “It’s Even Worse Than It Looks” will face AEI fellow and Reagan biographer Steven F. Hayward in a spirited debate about whether the Republican Party has become too extreme.
The environment has long been the undisputed territory of the political left. Philosopher Roger Scruton agrees that the environment is the most urgent political problem of our age but argues in his new book "How to Think Seriously About the Planet" that conservatism is far better suited to tackle environmental problems than either liberalism or socialism.
Why can't our opponents be reasonable? In his new book, “The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion,” social psychologist Jonathan Haidt explores the origins of morality in our rapid and automatic moral intuitions.
The liberal critics of Republicans want the GOP to behave itself and go back to the good old days best described by Eugene McCarthy’s quip that the chief purpose of moderate Republicans is to shoot the wounded after the battle is over. No thanks.
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The entire Republican presidential candidate field has shared one common defect from the start; none of them talk with any serious depth about what used to be close to the center of many presidential campaigns in times of tumult: how we should interpret the Constitution.