Stanley Kurtz

Stanley Kurtz is a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.

Stanley Kurtz graduated from Haverford College and holds a Ph.D. in social anthropology from Harvard University. He did his fieldwork in India and taught at Harvard and the University of Chicago. He has published on family life, child-rearing, religion, and psychology in various parts of the world.

Kurtz is a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and since 2000 has been writing on a wide range of public issues, including K-12 and higher education, cultural barriers to democratization, the history of the American Left, and federal housing policy. In addition to National Review, his work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, The Claremont Review of Books, The Weekly Standard, Policy Review and other journals of policy and opinion.

In 2017, Kurtz co-authored model campus free-speech legislation published by Arizona’s Goldwater Institute. That proposal received the 2017 Bob Williams Award for Outstanding Policy Achievement from the State Policy Network.

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