Henry Olsen

Adjunct Lecturer in Politics, Graduate School of Government

Henry Olsen is an Adjunct Lecturer in Politics at Hillsdale College’s Van Andel Graduate School of Government in Washington, D.C. He is an elections analyst and American political commentator, Washington Post columnist, and currently serves as a Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. Previously, Olsen was President of the Commonwealth Foundation, Vice President at the American Enterprise Institute, and Vice President at the Manhattan Institute. He has also had publications featured in The National Review, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Guardian. He is the author of The Working Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism, and co-authored Four Faces of the Republican Party: The Fight for the 2016 Presidential Nomination with Dante Scala. He received his B.A. from Claremont McKenna College and his J.D. from the University of Chicago.