Lee Edwards is the Distinguished Fellow in Conservative Thought at The Heritage Foundation. Edwards is the author or editor of 20 books, including biographies of Ronald Reagan, Barry Goldwater, William F. Buckley, and Edwin Meese III, and histories of The Heritage Foundation and the conservative movement.
Edwards is an adjunct professor of politics at the Catholic University of America. He was the founding director of the Institute of Political Journalism at Georgetown University and a fellow at the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Edwards is a past president of the Philadelphia Society and a media fellow at the Hoover Institution. Edwards appears frequently on cable and broadcast outlets such as Fox News, CNN, Bloomberg, NBC, PBS, C-SPAN and NPR. He has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, National Review, Human Events and American Spectator.
Edwards earned a doctorate in world politics from the Catholic University of America. He has a bachelor of arts degree in English from Duke University and did graduate work at The Sorbonne, Paris. He received an honorary doctoral degree in humane letters from Grove City College.
He lives in Alexandria, Va., with his wife Anne, who assists him in all his writing.