Hoover Institution Spring Retreat

Mark Pauly
Mark Pauly, a member of Hoover’s Working Group on Health Care Policy and professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he specializes in medical economics, health policy, health insurance, public finance and public choice, and regulation, discussed health care reform. (Photo courtesy of Stanford Visual Arts)
Rob Long
Rob Long, a writer and producer in Hollywood, delivered before-dinner remarks in a talk titled “New Media, New Politics, New Opportunity: What the Death of Hollywood Means for All of Us.” (Photo courtesy of Stanford Visual Arts)
Victor Davis Hanson
Victor Davis Hanson, the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and an emeritus professor of classics at California State University, Fresno, and an expert on the history of war, presented a talk titled “Wishing War Away?” (Photo courtesy of Stanford Visual Arts)
David Brady and Morris Fiorina
David Brady is the Davies Family Senior Fellow and deputy director at Hoover. He is also the Bowen H. and Janice Arthur McCoy Professor in Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and professor of political science at Stanford. Brady discussed the 2010 elections. (Photo courtesy of Stanford Visual Arts)
David Brady and Morris Fiorina
Morris Fiorina is a Hoover senior fellow and the Wendt Family Professor of Political Science at Stanford. Fiorina discussed the 2010 elections. (Photo courtesy of Stanford Visual Arts)
Michael McConnell
Michael McConnell, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and professor of law at the Stanford Law School, discussed the coming clash between civil rights and civil liberties. (Photo courtesy of Stanford Visual Arts)
Peter Berkowitz
Peter Berkowitz,the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow, is an expert on classical and contemporary liberalism, American constitutionalism, and the Middle East. He discussed Israel, Iran, and the Obama administration. (Photo courtesy of Stanford Visual Arts)
Kenneth Jowitt
Kenneth Jowitt, the Pres and Maurine Hotchkis Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Robson Professor of Political Science Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, presented a talk titled “America: Liberty or Equality?” (Photo courtesy of Stanford Visual Arts)
Terry Moe
Terry Moe, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the William Bennett Munro Professor of Political Science at Stanford, discussed technology, politics, and the future of American education. (Photo courtesy of Stanford Visual Arts)
David Davenport
David Davenport, counselor to the director and a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, presented a talk titled “Are Federal Education and Health Care Reforms Unconstitutional?” (Photo courtesy of Stanford Visual Arts)
Paul Gregory
Paul Gregory, a Hoover Institution research fellow who holds an endowed professorship in the Department of Economics at the University of Houston, Texas, and is a research professor at the German Institute for Economic Research in Berlin, is the organizer of Hoover's 2016 Workshop on Authoritarian Regimes (Photo courtesy of Stanford Visual Arts)
Richard Sousa
Richard Sousa, the senior associate director at Hoover and director of the library and archives, spoke about Poland’s unique relationship with Hoover. The Institution’s special interest in that country goes back more than a century, to Herbert Hoover’s friendship with Ignacy Paderewski, the renowned Polish pianist and future prime minister. The Hoover Institution is the United States’ premier center for archival research on Polish history. (Photo courtesy of Stanford Visual Arts)
John Taylor
John Taylor, the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford, discussed ending government bailouts and less-disruptive ways to handle the wind downs of large financial institutions. (Photo courtesy of Stanford Visual Arts)