Edwin J. Fuelner
EDWIN J. FUELNER (Chicago, 1941) graduated from Regis University with double majors in English and business, and received an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business in 1964. He later attended Georgetown University and the London School of Economics, and then earned a doctorate degree at the University of Edinburgh in 1981. Feulner began his Washington career as Public Affairs Fellow for the Center for Strategic Studies and at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. In 1973 he joined The Heritage Foundation as a founding Trustee and later became its President (1977–2013). He is the author of nine books: The American Spirit (2012), Getting America Right (2006), Leadership for America (2000), Intellectual Pilgrims (1999), The March of Freedom (1998), Conservatives Stalk the House (1983), Looking Back (1981), Congress and the New International Economic Order (1976), and Trading with the Communists (1968). The Daily Telegraph named him one of the 100 most influential conservatives in America in 2007 and 2010. He has been awarded eleven honorary degrees, and has received honours from the governments of Taiwan, South Korea and the Czech Republic.