Mickey Edwards

Vice President and Director, Rodel Fellowships in Public Leadership, The Aspen Institute

Mickey Edwards is a vice president of the Aspen Institute and director of its bipartisan Rodel Fellowships in Public Leadership. Previously, he taught at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Edwards represented Oklahoma in Congress from 1977 to 1992, serving in the House Republican leadership. Early in his career, he was a reporter and editor and worked in advertising and public relations. A frequent public speaker and media contributor, he is also the author of Reclaiming Conservatism and The Parties Versus the People. Edwards is a board member of the Constitution Project and the Project on Government Oversight. Edwards is a board member of the Constitution Project and the Project on Government Oversight and has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.     

Videos/Audio of Mickey Edwards

Partisanship is widely considered to be a serious problem in American politics today. Can leadership get us back on the... See more
After 60 years of American attempts at nation building around the globe, what have we learned? See more
Will the Republicans will prevail in 2010? What seats to watch and why. See more
Will Americans tolerate changes in order to meet the realities of 21st-century life? Mickey Edwards, Noah Feldman,... See more
Former Congressman Mickey Edwards and a panel of conservatives -- including a question/commentator named Colin Powell... See more
What does America stand for today? What will it take to educate leaders for the 21st century? Is any nation up to the... See more