Peter Berkowitz is the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. In 2019-2021, he served as the Director of the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff, executive secretary of the department's Commission on Unalienable Rights, and senior adviser to the...
Hoover Institution fellow Peter Berkowitz discusses the threat to democracy worldwide with a focus on democracy in Europe.
Constitutional Conservatism: Liberty, Self-Government, and Political Moderation by Hoover fellow Peter Berkowitz
Hoover Institution Press released Constitutional Conservatism: Liberty, Self-Government, and Political Moderation, by Peter Berkowitz. Berkowitz contends that constitutional conservatism encompasses a distinguished tradition of defending liberty that stretches from the great eighteenth century British statesman Edmund Burke through the authoritative exposition of the Constitution in The Federalist to the high points of post-World War II American conservatism.
His reading list focuses on how liberty is won, lost, and neglected. By Jonathan Rauch.
Peter Berkowitz, the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at Hoover, speaks on “Restoring Prosperity: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives.”
What have people meant across the generations when they say, "I believe in America"?
Defending the history of liberal democracy is no mere intellectual exercise—it’s crucial to preserving our rights and liberties.
Colleges and universities honor free inquiry in theory, but not always in fact. How to keep higher education true to its values.
A fresh commitment to America’s founding principles and leadership in the cause of human rights.
In 'The Heroic Heart', Tod Lindberg traces the quality of heroic greatness from its origin in prehistory to the present day.
The former FBI directors tend to investigate Republicans far more zealously than Democrats.
Use the power of the purse to abolish speech codes—making public colleges into a model for private ones.
Few top colleges explain their purpose to students. They want to talk gender and inequality instead.
Peter Robinson, former Reagan speechwriter, who wrote the Tear Down That Wall Speech on the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. . . .
Peter Arcidiacono, Professor of Economics at Duke University, discussed his paper on “Legacy and Athlete Preferences at Harvard.”
Presidential communication in this age of shock tweets and nonstop news cycles.
The 2016 Fall Retreat, which took place during October 16–18, the talks were for the first time organized around a single theme: American exceptionalism.
Civics education must not be indoctrination, but it also must not be overlooked. By Peter Berkowitz.
Hoover fellow Peter Berkowitz on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, the late Soviet dissident and honorary Hoover fellow to whom “one word of truth outweighed the whole world.”
Uncommon Knowledge and the Hoover Institution Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall
The Hoover Institution Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall.