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.

Charlotte Twight

Professor, Boise State University; Economist; Attorney

Thomas S. Ulen

Swanlund Chair Emeritus, University of Illinois

Brian Valentine

General Engineer, U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

T. Norman Van Cott

Professor of Economics, Ball State

Charles Van Eaton

Economist, Former Chair of Economics, Hillsdale College

Richard Vedder

Professor of Economics, Ohio University

Jan Veizer

Emeritus Professor of Geology, University of Ottawa

Harry Veryser

Professor of Economics, University of Detroit Mercy

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

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