Gregory (Greg) S. Weiner is a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where his work is focused on politics, American institutions, political philosophy, public policy, and moralism in political life. Concurrently, he is provost and vice president for academic affairs at Assumption College in Massachusetts, where he also teaches political science and directs the Moynihan Center.
Before his academic career, Dr. Weiner was a political aide, consultant, and writer in Washington, DC, for nearly two decades, including several years as communications director for Sen. J. Robert Kerrey (D-NE).
An expert in the political thought of the American founding, Dr. Weiner has published and lectured around the country on such topics as the political thought of James Madison, the separation of powers, the presidency, and constitutional interpretation. He is also a contributing editor to the Online Library of Law and Liberty and has been published in The New York Times and The Washington Post.
Dr. Weiner is the author of four books: “Old Whigs: Burke, Lincoln, and the Politics of Prudence” (Encounter Books, 2019); “The Political Constitution: The Case Against Judicial Supremacy” (University Press of Kansas, 2019); “American Burke: The Uncommon Liberalism of Daniel Patrick Moynihan” (University Press of Kansas, 2015); and “Madison’s Metronome: The Constitution, Majority Rule, and the Tempo of American Politics” (University Press of Kansas, 2012).
Dr. Weiner has a PhD in government and an MA in liberal studies from Georgetown University. His BA in government is from the University of Texas at Austin.
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