William Kristol bio

1. Name: William Kristol
2. Title: Co-founder and Chairman of the Project for the New American Century
3. Biography: William Kristol is the Chairman & Co-founder of the Project for the New American Century and Co-founder and Editor of The Weekly Standard.

Before starting The Weekly Standard in 1995, Kristol led the Project for the Republican Future and served as Chief of Staff to Vice President Dan Quayle between 1988 and 1992. From 1985 to 1988, he served as Chief of Staff and Counselor to Secretary of Education William Bennett.

In 1976, Kristol was the Deputy Issues Director for Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s U.S. Senate Primary Campaign. He also served as the Foreign Policy Advisor to John McCain’s 2008 Presidential Campaign.

Kristol is a political contributor for the Fox News Channel and regularly contributed to Fox’s Special Report with Brit Hume. He is currently a Board Member of the Manhattan Institute, the John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs, the Shalem Foundation, and Keep America Safe.

4. Involvement/ Affiliations:
  • Op-Ed Columnist, New York Times, 2008-2009
  • Faculty, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1983-1985
  • Faculty, Political Science Department, University of Pennsylvania, 1979-1983
  • Member, Washington Speakers Bureau
  • Leading Council Member, Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
5. Education:
  • Ph.D., Political Science, Harvard University, 1979
  • A.B., Harvard University, 1973
6. Published Works:
  • The War Over Iraq: Saddam’s Tyranny and America’s Mission (Co-written with Lawrence F. Kaplan), 2003
  • The Future is Now: America Confronts the New Genetics (Co-edited with Eric Cohen), 2002
  • Bush v. Gore: The Court Cases and the Commentary (Co-edited with E. J. Dionne, Jr.), 2001
  • Present Dangers: Crisis and Opportunity in American Foreign Policy (Co-edited with Robert Kagan), 2000
  • Educating the Prince: Essays in Honor of Harvey Mansfield (Co-edited with Mark Blitz), 2000
  • The Neoconservative Imagination: Essays in Honor of Irving Kristol (Co-edited with Christopher DeMuth), 1995
7. Contact info: William Kristol
Phone: (202) 293-4983
Email: project@newamericancentury.org