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David Azerrad, Ph.D.

David Azerrad is the AWC Family Foundation Fellow and the Director of the B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics at the Heritage Foundation where he studies the American political tradition from the Founding until today. He also teaches classes on American conservative and progressive political thought at American University. His writings have appeared in various publications, including  The Claremont Review of Books,  The Weekly Standard,  National Affairs,  The Times  (of London),  Real Clear Politics,  The Federalist,  The National Interest, and  Interpretation: A Journal of Political Philosophy. He has also appeared on national television in the US, Canada, and the UK. Azerrad received a doctoral degree in politics from the University of Dallas, where he wrote a dissertation on the foundations of John Locke's political thought. 

David Azerrad, Ph.D.

David Azerrad, Ph.D.

Director, B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics at the Heritage Foundation