Henry Olsen, a lawyer by training, is the director of AEI's National Research Initiative. In that capacity, he identifies leading academics and public intellectuals who work in an aspect of domestic public policy and recruits them to visit or write for AEI. Mr. Olsen studies and writes about the policy and political implications of long-term trends in social, economic, and political thought.
Vice President for Programs, Executive Director, Center for Civic Innovation, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, 1998-2006
President, Executive Director, Commonwealth Foundation for Public Policy Alternatives, 1995-98
Attorney, Dechert, Price, and Rhoads, 1991-95
Judicial Clerk, Judge Danny J. Boggs, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1990-91
Legislative Assistant, California State Assembly, 1984-87
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This video captures Henry Olsen's thoughts on why conservatism is in decline--and how it can revive itself. The presentation was delivered at Villanova University's Matthew J. Ryan Center and includes audience question and answer.