Senior Resident Scholar, UC Berkeley
2019 Speaker

Berkeley, CA

Steven Hayward is currently senior resident scholar at the Institute of Governmental Studies at University of California Berkeley, a visiting lecturer at Berkeley Law and a senior fellow with the Bipartisan Policy Center. He was previously the Ronald Reagan Distinguished Visiting Professor at Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Public Policy, and he was the inaugural visiting scholar in conservative thought and policy at the University of Colorado 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, D.C., and he has been senior fellow at the Pacific Research Institute in San Francisco since 1991.

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