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Hoover Tower & Palms

General Information

Hoover Institution
434 Galvez Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-6003

Hoover Institution in Washington
The Johnson Center
1399 New York Avenue NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005

Director's Office

Laureen Schieron
schieron [at] stanford [dot] edu


For Members of the Press Requesting Interviews


Main Office
Maria Thorbourne
mariat [at] stanford [dot] edu

For Media Inquiries prior to 8am PT:
Washington, D.C. office
Amy Palguta
apalguta [at] stanford [dot] edu

Get Involved/Development

hooverdevelopment [at] stanford [dot] edu
Donate online

Media Fellows Program

Maria Thorbourne 
mariat [at] stanford [dot] edu

National Fellows Program

Heather Campbell 
heather [dot] campbell [at] stanford [dot] edu

Task Forces and Working Groups

Denise Elson
deelson [at] stanford [dot] edu


hooverwebmaster [at] stanford [dot] edu
Note: the webmaster does not forward correspondence or disclose contact information.

Maps, Directions, and Parking

Maps and directions

From Highway 101 North and South:
Driving: Take the Embarcadero Road exit west toward Stanford. At El Camino Real, Embarcadero turns into Galvez Street as it enters the Stanford campus. Stay in the left lane and continue toward the center of campus. Drive past Memorial Way. The Hoover Institution is at the corner of Galvez Street and Serra Street.

Stanford parking/campus map
Permit parking is generally monitored Monday–Friday, 6am–4pm and metered parking is monitored Monday–Friday, 8am–4pm. Please read posted signs carefully as there are exceptions to these rules.

From Highway 280 North and South:
Driving: Exit Sand Hill Road east toward Stanford. Continue east, turning right at the traffic light on Santa Cruz Avenue. Make an immediate left onto Junipero Serra Boulevard. Turn left at the second traffic light and onto Campus Drive East. Continue around Campus Drive East and turn left when you reach Serra Street, at the gas station. Follow Serra Street until it ends at Galvez Street. The Hoover Institution is at the corner of Galvez Street and Serra Street.

Library and Archives

Hours and directions
Use of materials
Collections stored off-site

Director of Library and Archives
Eric Wakin
wakin [at] stanford [dot] edu

Archives reference
Carol Leadenham
carol [dot] leadenham [at] stanford [dot] edu

Library reference
Paul Thomas
phthomas [at] stanford [dot] edu


Book and journal permissions
Scott Harrison
hooverpress [at] stanford [dot] edu

Requests for review copies of books and journals
Sarah Bielecki
sbielecki [at] stanford [dot] edu

Journal subscriptions
Laura Somers
lfsomers [at] stanford [dot] edu

Hoover Press

China Leadership Monitor
General Editor, Alice Miller
lmiller [at] hoover [dot] stanford [dot] edu
China Leadership Monitor

Defining Ideas
Defining Ideas

Education Next
Managing Editor, Carol Peterson
peterson [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
Education Next

Hoover Digest
Managing Editor, Charles Lindsey
digesteditor [at] stanford [dot] edu
Hoover Digest

Jobs at Hoover

Note: All job applications are handled by Stanford University. To search for jobs at Hoover, click the link above, select job search on the Stanford careers page, and, under the location field, select Hoover Institution.