Jeremy Carl

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Jeremy Carl is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, where he focuses on energy policy, U.S. politics, and immigration reform.

He has served as a policy advisor to many national political figures. His academic writing on reforming California’s energy bureaucracy was praised by a bipartisan coalition of former California governors and his recent policy work for a prominent Republican governor was praised by The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, and the National Review. On immigration, he serves as an advisor to the Aspen Institute’s Citizenship and American Identity Program.

Before coming to Hoover, Carl was a research fellow at the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development at Stanford.

Jeremy’s scholarly work at Hoover focuses on energy and environmental policy, with an emphasis on energy security, climate policy, energy innovation and global fuel markets.

Jeremy is the author or editor of several books, including Powering the Armed Forces (with Admiral Gary Roughead), Assessing the Role of Distributed Power Systems in the US Power Sector and most recently, Keeping the Lights on at America’s Nuclear Power Plants, which drew praise from luminaries including Nobel-Prize Winner Burton Richter and former Deputy Secretary of Defense John Hamre. His work has appeared in numerous academic professional journals.

His political writing and commentary has been featured in the New York TimesWall Street JournalTime Magazine, National Review, Politico, the Economist, and many other leading newspapers and magazines.

Jeremy received a BA with distinction from Yale University. He holds an MPA from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and did doctoral work at Stanford University, where he was a Packard Foundation Stanford Graduate Fellow.

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Recent Commentary

To Thrive Under President Trump, Silicon Valley Must Get Real On Immigration

by Jeremy Carl
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The Valley can do a deal with President-elect Trump, but not if tech leaders cling to their empirically unsupported views on immigration.

Analysis and Commentary

General Mattis Is A Great Man — And A Good One

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Friday, December 2, 2016

Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of defense is not only a brilliantly accomplished man, but a modest and kind one as well.

The Columbus Terror Attack And The Left's Willful Blindness

by Jeremy Carl
Monday, November 28, 2016

The latest Somali immigrant attack in America’s heartland was as predictable as it was preventable. Ten people are hospitalized in an attack that could have been much worse, but for our fortunate ability to counter the terrorist with an armed response.

Analysis and Commentary

The New Red Wall?

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
In 2016 the path to victory for the GOP ran through the Midwest, and this may remain true for some time.
Analysis and Commentary

The Trump Hispanic Meltdown Never Happened

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Wednesday, November 9, 2016

His problem with Hispanic voters was greatly exaggerated.

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The Dems’ Path To Senate Dominance Is Narrowing

by Jeremy Carl
Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Univision has called IN-Senate for Young. If confirmed by other organizations, this will be a major win for the GOP. As expected, based on early results, Rand Paul is cruising to victory in Kentucky.

How My Dinner Guests Last Night Exemplify The Democrats’ Continuing Immigration Insanity

by Jeremy Carl
Monday, November 7, 2016

Last night my wife and I had the parents of two friends of our older boys over for dinner. The parents in question are smart, educated, and talented people—he’s from New Zealand and she’s from Japan. They relocated to Silicon Valley from New Zealand about five years ago.

Analysis and Commentary

A Homeless Woman's Powerful Message To The GOP On Immigration

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review
Monday, October 31, 2016

The story got lost amidst the Clinton e-mail furor, but over the weekend, there was an incident that in many ways encapsulated the frustrating debate over immigration in this campaign.

What Two Chinese Women Taught Me About Donald Trump

by Jeremy Carl
Monday, October 17, 2016

This election is about much more than him personally.

The Democrats’ First-Grade Refugee Policy

by Jeremy Carl
Thursday, September 29, 2016

A child shoudn’t lead them.