Claremont Institute President, Ryan Williams

Ryan Williams is President of the Claremont Institute. Prior to becoming President in 2017, he held positions as Chief Operating Officer, Director of Programs, Director of Special Projects, Assistant Director of Programs, and Research Assistant.

Mr. Williams has taught American politics and political philosophy as an adjunct professor at California State University, San Bernardino and Cal Poly Pomona. A 2004 Publius Fellow of the Claremont Institute, he is a doctoral candidate at Claremont Graduate University, completing a dissertation on the jurisprudence of William Howard Taft. He holds a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Hillsdale College and an M.A. in Politics from Claremont Graduate University. A native of Southern California, Williams was born in Santa Monica before moving to Encinitas in north county San Diego. A Claremont Review of Books contributor, his research interests include political philosophy, American political thought, and American politics, with a particular emphasis on the Supreme Court, the Presidency, and institutional development.

His topic at the Lincoln Clubs will be Deconstruction of the Administrative State, a hot topic in the world of President Donald Trump!