The Hoover Institution’s Boyd and Jill Smith Task Force on Virtues of a Free Society dinner was held on Tuesday, January 5. Task force member Robert P. George delivered before-dinner remarks titled “Academic Reform: A How-to Guide.”
George is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. In 2008, George received the Presidential Citizens Medal, one of the highest honors to be conferred on a civilian by the president of the United States. George was a member of the President’s Council on Bioethics and served as a presidential appointee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights and as a judicial fellow at the United States Supreme Court. George’s most recent book, which he coauthored with Christopher Tollefsen, is Embryo: A Defense of Human Life.