Expert Search

The experts identified here are staff, managing editors, senior fellows, and policy advisors (unpaid volunteers) to The Heartland Institute, as well as persons affiliated with other think tanks who have agreed to be identified as topic area experts for Heartland.

Samuel Staley

Managing Director, DeVoe L. Moore Center at Florida State University

Steve Stanek

Research Fellow, Finance Insurance and Real Estate, and Managing Editor, Budget & Tax News

Dean B. Stansel

Associate Professor of Economics, Florida Gulf Coast University

Walter Starck

Marine scientist and expert on coral reefs

Jonathan Steitz


Jeff Stier

Senior Fellow, National Center for Public Policy Research

Sandra Stotsky

Professor of Education Emerita, University of Arkansas

Richard Stroup

Adjunct Professor, Poole College of Management, North Carolina State University

John H. Sununu

President, JHS Associates, Ltd.

Daniel Sutter

Affiliated Senior Scholar, Troy University

Brendon Swedlow

Associate Professor of Political Science, Northern Illinois University

Thomas Tanton

President, T2 & Associates

John A. Tatom

Fellow, Institute for Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University

George Taylor

State Climatologist and Faculty Member, Oregon State University

James M. Taylor

Senior Fellow, The Heartland Institute; Managing Editor, Environment and Climate News

Mitch Taylor, PH.D.

Polar Bear Biologist, Lakehead University

John Theon

NASA Atmospheric Scientist (retired)

Clifford Thies

Professor of Economics and Finance, Shenandoah University

Diana W. Thomas

Associate Professor of Economics and Associate Director of the Creighton Economic Institute, The Heider College of Business at Creighton University,

Margo Thorning, PH. D.

Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, American Council for Capital Formation