David Brady is a Davies Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution; the Bowen H. and Janice Arthur McCoy Professor of Political Science and Leadership Values in the Stanford Graduate School of Business; and a professor of political science at Stanford. Douglas Rivers is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a professor of political science at Stanford University. An expert on survey research, he is also chief scientist for YouGov PLC, an international, Internet-based polling firm. Brady and Rivers discuss polling and how to measure change over time.
Russell Roberts is the John and Jean De Nault Research Fellow at Hoover. He hosts the award-winning weekly podcast EconTalk, featuring conversations with authors, economists, and business leaders. Roberts shares his experience of playing Adam Smith and the economic lessons he learned.
Herbert Lin, a senior research scholar for cyber policy and security at the Center for International Security and Cooperation and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, both at Stanford University; and John Villasenor, a national fellow at Hoover and a professor of electrical engineering and public policy at the University of California at Los Angeles, discuss emerging technologies and the challenges of cybersecurity.
Victor Davis Hanson, the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow at Hoover, presents a brief history and geography of California before launching into his talk about California droughts. Hanson notes that people in California live where there is no precipitation and that droughts are not unusual.
Michael McFaul, the Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, a professor of political science at Stanford, and director and senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, discusses Putin and his worldview, and how to contain him.
Russell Berman, the Walter A. Haas Professor in the Humanities at Stanford University, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, and a member of the Working Group on Islamism and the International Order, discusses United States and European relations.
Michael J. Boskin, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the T. M. Friedman Professor of Economics at Stanford University, discusses the big-picture items that will determine the United States’ economic future.