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.

Richard A. Viguerie

Chairman, American Target Advertising

W. Kip Viscusi

Distinguished Professor, Vanderbilt University

Paul Waggoner

Distinguished Scientist, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

Gary Wagner

Professor of Economics, University of Arkansas – Little Rock

Herbert J. Walberg

Senior Fellow, Education

Greg E. Walcher

President, Natural Resources Group

Bruce Edward Walker

Policy Advisor, Technology and Telecom

Lee Walker

Senior Fellow, Urban Policy

Thomas Walton

Affiliated expert, AEG

Michael Warder

Vice Chancellor, Pepperdine University

Anthony Watts


Gerd-Rainer Weber, PH.D.

Scientist, German Coal Mining Association

Bernard (Bud) Weinstein

Associate Director, Maguire Energy Institute

Robert Weissberg

Professor Emeritus, Political Science - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Brian Wesbury

Chief Economist, First Trust Advisors L.P

Lawrence H. White

Professor of Economics, George Mason University

J.P. Wieske

President of the Council for Affordable Health Insurance

Boris Winterhalter

Senior Marine Research (retired), Geological Survey of Finland

David Wojick, PH. D

Consultant, Office of Scientific and Technical Information

Gary Wolfram

William E. Simon Professor of Economics and Public Policy and Director of Economics, Hillsdale College