Author

James Q. Wilson

1931-2012 

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

Measuring the Slant

Measuring the Slant

A review of Left Turn: How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind, by Tim Groseclose
Not-So-Dismal Science

Not-So-Dismal Science

A review of Redeeming Economics: Rediscovering the Missing Element , by John D. Mueller
Uneven Progress

Uneven Progress

A review of The History of the Social Sciences since 1945, edited by Roger E. Backhouse and Philippe Fontaine
Free to Use

Free to Use

A new book on understanding the nature of drug addiction.
Why America Works

Why America Works

American politics is split more along cultural than along economic lines.
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