Scholars & Writers for Trump

Scholars & Writers for America

Given our choices in the presidential election, we believe that Donald Trump is the candidate most likely to restore the promise of America, and we urge you to support him as we do.

Charles Akeman, University of California, Santa Barbara

Jeffrey H. Anderson, Ph.D., author of “An Alternative to Obamacare” and “The Main Street Tax Plan”

Hadley Arkes, Amherst College emeritus, author of “Constitutional Illusions and Anchoring Truths: The Touchstone of the Natural Law

Larry P. Arnn, Hillsdale College, author of “Churchill’s Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government

Stephen H. Balch, Texas Tech University, National Humanities Medal, co-author of “Western Civilization and the Academy

Mark Bauerlein, Emory University, author of “The Digital Divide: Arguments for and Against Facebook, Google, Texting, and the Age of Social Networking

Darren Beattie, Duke University

Roger Beckett, Ashland University

Bill Bennett, former Secretary of Education, author of “America: The Last, Best Hope

Jay Bergman, Central CT. State University, author of “Meeting the Demands of Reason: The Life and Thought of Andrei Sakharov

Denis Binder, S.J.D., Chapman University, author of “Can We Secure the Hallowed Elms of Academe”

Conrad Black, author of “Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Champion of Freedom

Daniel A. Bonevac, University of Texas, author of “Deduction: Introductory Symbolic Logic

Andrew Bostom, Brown University, author of “Sharia versus Freedom

James Bowman, Ethics and Public Policy Center, author of “Honor: A History

F.H. Buckley, George Mason University, author of “The Way Back: Restoring the Promise of America

Thomas E. Brennan, lawyer and former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Michigan

Chris Buskirk, editor and writer, American Greatness

Nicholas Capaldi, Loyola University New Orleans, co-author of “Liberty and Equality in Political Economy

Jim Capua, Ph.D., writer

Timothy W. Caspar, Hillsdale College, author of “Recovering the Ancient View of Founding: A Commentary on Cicero’s De Legibus

Lionel Chetwynd, Oscar and Emmy nominated producer, director, screenwriter of “Miracle on Ice” and “Hanoi Hilton

Lynn Chu, Writers’ Representatives, LLC

Mickey Craig, Hillsdale College

Glynn Custred, CSU-Haywood emeritus, author of “A History of Anthropology as a Holistic Science

Donn Dears, author of “Nothing to Fear

David Deming, University of Oklahoma

Marshall DeRosa, Florida Atlantic University

Michael Doran, Hudson Institute, former senior director of the National Security Council

John C. Eastman, Chapman University Fowler School of Law and the Claremont Institute, author of “Born in the U.S.A? Reassessing Birthright Citizenship in the Wake of 9/11”

Edward Erler, CSU San Bernardino, co-author of “The Founders on Citizenship and Immigration: Principles and Challenges in America

Clarice Feldman, lawyer and writer

Peter J. Ferrara, Heartland Institute, author of “Power to the People: The New Road to Freedom and Prosperity for the Poor, Seniors and Those Most In Need of the World’s Best Health Care

Burton W. Folsom, Jr., Hillsdale College, co-author of “The Myth of the Robber Barons

John Fonte, Ph.D., author of “Sovereignty or Submission

William A. Frank, University of Dallas, author of “Duns Scotus, Metaphysician

Neal B. Freeman, writer, businessman, Peabody Award-winning television producer

Bruce Frohnen, Ohio Northern University, author of “Constitutional Morality and the Rise of Quasi-Law” (with George W. Carey)

George Gilder, author of “Wealth and Poverty” and “The Scandal of Money: Why Wall Street Recovers But the Economy Never Does

Callista Gingrich, co-author of “Rediscovering God in America

Newt Gingrich, Ph.D., former Speaker of the House, co-author of “A Nation Like No Other: Why American Exceptionalism Matters

Tom Giovanetti, writer Esther Goldberg, lawyer and writer for The American Spectator

Mary Grabar, co-author of “The Crisis in American Journalism and the Conservative Response

Lino Graglia, University of Texas—Austin, author of “Disaster by Decree”

David P. Goldman, author of “How Civilizations Die: (And Why Islam Is Dying Too)

Darren Guerra, Biola University, author of “Perfecting the Constitution: The Case for the Article V Amendment Process

Susan Hanssen, University of Dallas, author of “Shall We Go to Rome?: The Last Days of Henry Adams”

Anne Hendershott, Franciscan University of Steubenville, co-author of “Renewal: How a New Generation of Faithful Priests and Bishops Is Revitalizing the Catholic Church

Phillip Henderson, Catholic University of America, author of “Managing the Presidency: The Eisenhower Legacy

Arthur Herman, Ph.D., author “Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior

David Horowitz, editor and author of “The Left In Power: Clinton to Obama

Deal Hudson, Ph.D., editor and author of “An American Conversion

Carol Iannone, editor and writer

Christina Jeffrey, Ph.D., author of “The UN/State Department Refugee Program Comes to Spartanburg”

Douglas Jeffrey, Hillsdale College, editor of Imprimis

Marjorie Jeffrey, writer

Robert C. Jeffrey, Wofford College

Brian T. Kennedy, writer, The American Strategy Group

Jack Kerwick, Rowan College, author of “Misguided Guardians: The Conservative Case Against Neoconservatism” (forthcoming)

Charles Kesler, Claremont McKenna College, editor Claremont Review of Books, author of “I Am the Change: Barack Obama and the Future of Liberalism

Roger Kimball, editor and author of “The Fortunes of Permanence: Culture and Anarchy in an Age of Amnesia

Robert D. King, University of Texas—Austin, author of “Nehru and the Language Politics of India

Michael Kochin, Tel Aviv University

Robert C. Koons, University of Texas—Austin, co-author of “Metaphysics: The Fundamentals

E. Christian Kopff, University of Colorado Boulder, author of “Virgil and the Cyclic Epics

Lawrence Kudlow, Co-author of “JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity

Michael Ledeen, Ph.D., co-author of NY Times best-seller “Field of Fight: How We Can Win the Global War Against Radical Islam and Its Allies

Seth Leibsohn, radio host and co-author of “The Fight of Our Lives: Knowing the Enemy, Speaking the Truth, and Choosing to Win the War Against Radical Islam

Thomas Lifson, Ph.D., editor and writer, American Thinker

Margaret Lindsay, Ph.D., writer

Thomas Lindsay, Ph.D., co-author of “Investigating American Democracy

Robert Oscar Lopez, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, author of “The Colorful Conservative: American Conversations with the Ancients from Wheatley to Whitman

Herb London, Ph.D., author of “The Encyclopedia of Militant Islam

John R. Lott, Jr., Ph.D., author of “More Guns, Less Crime

Ted Roosevelt Malloch, Oxford University, co-author of “America’s Spiritual Capital

Ken Masugi, Johns Hopkins University, co-author of “The Supreme Court and American Constitutionalism

Daniel McCarthy, editor and writer, contributor to “Dilemmas of American Conservatism

Roger Meiners, University of Texas—Arlington, author of “Gridlock in Government

Allen Mendenhall, Faulkner University, author of “Literature and Liberty

Tiffany Jones Miller, University of Dallas

Brian Patrick Mitchell, author of “Eight Ways to Run the Country

Laurie Morrow, Ph.D., co-author of “Conversations on Philanthropy”

Steve Moore, co-author of “Fueling Freedom: Exposing the Mad War on Energy

Steve Mosher, Population Research Institute

William Murchison, author of “The Cost of Liberty: The Life of John Dickinson

Deroy Murdock, columnist and writer

Maureen Mullarkey, writer for The Federalist

George Neumayr, co-author of “No Higher Power: Obama’s War on Religious Freedom

Marita Noon, author of “Energy Freedom

Michael J. O’Shea, writer

Daniel Palm, Azusa Pacific University

Svetozar Pejovich, Texas A & M emeritus, author of “The Economics of Property Rights

Ronald J. Pestritto, Hillsdale College, author of “Woodrow Wilson and the Roots of Modern Liberalism

Fran Fawcett Peterson, writer

Paul C. Peterson, Coastal Carolina University emeritus

James Piereson, Ph.D., author of “Shattered Consensus: The Rise and Decline of America’s Postwar Political Order

Julie Ponzi, editor and writer, American Greatness

Stephen B. Presser, Northwestern University, author of “Law Professors: Three Centuries of Shaping American Law (forthcoming)”

Frank Price, screenwriter and producer, former CEO Columbia Pictures, former president Universal Pictures

Mark Pulliam, lawyer and writer

Eric Rasmusen, University of Indiana, co-author of “Measuring Judicial Independence: The Political Economy of Judging in Japan

Alfred Regnery, lawyer and author of “Upstream: The Ascendance of American Conservatism

R.R. Reno, editor and author of “Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society

D.N. Robinson, Oxford University, author of “The American Founding: Its Intellectual and Moral Framework

Erik S. Root, Ph.D., Roger Bacon Academy, author of “All Honor to Jefferson?

Milton Rosenberg, University of Chicago emeritus

Constance Rossum, University of La Verne, co-author of “Rehabilitating Rehabilitation

Ralph A. Rossum, Claremont McKenna College, author of “Antonin Scalia’s Jurisprudence: Text and Tradition

Ronald Rotunda, Chapman University, co-author of “Treatise on Constitutional Law” (6 volumes)

D. Brian Scarnecchia, Ave Maria University, author of “Bioethics, Law and Human Life Issues

Lisa Schiffren, writer, former White House speechwriter

Harold See, Belmont University

Roger L. Simon, Academy Award-nominated screenwriter, co-founder PJ Media, author of “I Know Best: How Moral Narcissism Is Destroying Our Republic, If It Hasn’t Already

S. Fred Singer, Ph.D, author of “Ecology in Action

Scott Soames, University of Southern California, author of “The Analytic Tradition in Philosophy

Don Surber, author of “Trump the Press

Larry Schweikart, University of Dayton, retired, co-author of NY Times bestseller “A Patriot’s History of the United States

Carol Swain, Vanderbilt University, author of “Be the People: A Call to Reclaim America’s Faith and Promise

Dennis Teti, writer

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, author of “Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

James Trefil, George Mason University, author of “The Encyclopedia of Science and Technology

R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., editor and author of “The Death of Liberalism”

Jeffrey Wallin, co-author of “An Uncertain Legacy: Essays on the Pursuit of Liberty

Bradley C.S. Watson, Saint Vincent College, author of “Living Constitution, Dying Faith: Progressivism and the New Science of Jurisprudence

Robert Weissberg, University of Illinois emeritus, author of “Bad Students, Not Bad Schools

Diana West, author of “The Death of the Grown-up

Thomas G. West, author of “Vindicating the Founders

Victor Williams, Chair, Lawyers and Law Professors for Trump

J. Eric Wise, lawyer and writer

S. Stanley Young, North Carolina State University

Scot J. Zentner, CSU San Bernardino, author of “Liberalism and Executive Power: Woodrow Wilson and the American Founders”

John Zmirak, Ph.D., author of “The Politically Incorrect Guide to Catholicism

The views expressed do not represent the opinions of the colleges, universities and institutions of those who have signed this letter. For further information or if you want to add your name, please contact Frank Buckley at fbuckley@gmu.edu.

[Editor’s Note: Republished with permission from Scholars & Writers for Trump.]

For more on why these scholars and writers support Donald Trump please look at our symposium: Conservatives for Trump.

Conservatives For Trump: A Symposium Featuring Scholars & Writers For Trump

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