Last updated on: 6/11/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Norman J. Ornstein, PhD Biography

Title:
Co-Director of the Election Reform Project at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of June 2006

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Co-Director, Election Reform Project, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy, 2005-present
  • Senior Counselor, Continuity of Government Commission, 2002-present
  • Co-Director, Project to Examine Alternatives to the Independent Counsel Statute, 1999-present
  • Founder and Director, Campaign Finance Reform Working Group, 1996-present
  • Columnist, “Congress Inside Out,” Roll Call, 1993-present
  • Senior advisor, Pew Research Center for the People and the Press, 1987-present
  • Election analyst, CBS News, 1982-present
  • Board of Trustees of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society
  • Member, Board of Directors of Campaign Legal Center
  • Member, Board of Directors of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
  • Director, Transition to Governing Project, 2000-2003
  • Co-Director, Renewing Congress Project, 1992-1996
  • Member of the Board, National Commission on Public Service (Volcker Commission), 1987-1990
  • Faculty, Catholic University of America and Johns Hopkins University, 1971-1984
  • Series editor and cohost, “Congress: We the People,” PBS, 1977-1978
Education:
  • PhD, Political Science, University of Michigan
  • MA, Political Science, University of Michigan
  • BA, University of Minnesota
Other:
  • Commentator and pollster, political coverage, Comedy Central, 1992 and 1996
Quoted in:
  1. Is the ACLU Justified in Claiming That Limits on Political Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Compromise Free Speech?