Event Speaker

Kevin Kosar

Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute

Kevin R. Kosar is a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he studies the US Congress, the administrative state, American politics, election reform, and the US Postal Service. He edits UnderstandingCongress.org.

His books include Congress Overwhelmed: The Decline in Congressional Capacity and Prospects for Reform” (University of Chicago Press, 2020); “Unleashing Opportunity: Policy Reforms for an Accountable Administrative State” (National Affairs, 2017); “Moonshine: A Global History” (Reaktion Books, 2017); “Ronald Reagan and Education Policy” (2011); “Whiskey: A Global History” (Reaktion Books, 2010); “Failing Grades: The Federal Politics of Education Standards” (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2005); and “Bridging the Gap: Higher Education and Career-Centered Welfare Reform” (National Urban League/Metropolitan College of New York, 2003).

Dr. Kosar has a doctorate and a master’s in politics from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Ohio State University.