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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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Graduation day: How dads’ involvement impacts higher education success

Join a diverse group of panelists — including sociologists, education experts, and students — for a discussion of how public policy and culture can help families lay a firmer foundation for their children’s educational success, and of how the effects of paternal involvement vary by socioeconomic background.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Getting it right: A better strategy to defeat al Qaeda

This event will coincide with the release of a new report by AEI’s Mary Habeck, which analyzes why current national security policy is failing to stop the advancement of al Qaeda and its affiliates and what the US can do to develop a successful strategy to defeat this enemy.

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Friday, April 25, 2014 | 9:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Obamacare’s rocky start and uncertain future

During this event, experts with many different views on the ACA will offer their predictions for the future.   

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