Steven F. Hayward

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Steven F. Hayward is a resident scholar at UC Berkeley’s Institute of
Governmental Studies, and a fellow of the Law and Policy Program at Berkeley
Law. He was previously the Ronald Reagan Distinguished Visiting Professor at
Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Public Policy, and was the inaugural
visiting scholar in conservative thought and policy at the University of Colorado at
Boulder in 2013-14. From 2002 to 2012 he was the F.K Weyerhaeuser Fellow in
Law and Economics at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington DC, and
has been a senior fellow at the Pacific Research Institute in San Francisco since

He writes frequently for the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington
Post, National Review, the Washington Examiner, the Claremont Review of
Books, and other publications. The author of seven books including a two-volume
chronicle of Reagan and his times entitled The Age of Reagan: The Fall of the
Old Liberal Order, 1964-1980, and The Age of Reagan: The Conservative
Counter-Revolution, 1980-1989, and the Almanac of Environmental Trends. His
most recent book is Patriotism is Not Enough: Harry Jaffa, Walter Berns, and the
Arguments That Redefined American Conservatism. He writes daily on, one of the nation’s most-read political websites.