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The John M. Olin Center for Inquiry into the Theory and Practice of Democracy

Joel Schwartz 

Joel Schwartz has taught political science at the University of Michigan, the University of Toronto, and the University of Virginia; served as executive editor of The Public Interest; and conducted research at the Statistical Assessment Service and the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC. Among his publications are The Sexual Politics of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1984), Fighting Poverty with Virtue: Moral Reform and America's Urban Poor, 1825-2000 (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000) and (with David Murray and S. Robert Lichter) It Ain't Necessarily So: How Media Make and Unmake the Scientific Picture of Reality (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2001).  He is currently an adjunct senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, a contributing editor of Philanthropy, and a program office in the Division of Research Programs of The National Endowment for the Humanities.

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