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James Q. Wilson
James Q. Wilson taught at Harvard, UCLA, and Pepperdine before finishing his career as a senior fellow at Boston College's Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy. Throughout his career, Wilson received both the James Madison Award for distinguished scholarship and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Political Science Association. President George W. Bush recognized his scholarship in 2003 by honoring him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
James Q. Wilson was a regular contributor to the Claremont Review of Books and to the Claremont Institute's annual APSA panels.
Articles by James Q. Wilson
Tocqueville understood democracy, but the founders understood America.
A review of Left Turn: How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind, by Tim Groseclose
A review of Redeeming Economics: Rediscovering the Missing Element , by John D. Mueller
A review of The History of the Social Sciences since 1945, edited by Roger E. Backhouse and Philippe Fontaine
A new book on understanding the nature of drug addiction.
American politics is split more along cultural than along economic lines.
Rudy Giuliani and the future of the Republican party.