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.

Vincent H. Smith

Professor of Economics, Montana State University

Lawrence Solomon

Founder and Managing Director, Energy Probe Research Foundation

Willie Soon

Astrophysicist and a geoscientist based in Cambridge, MA

Douglas Southgate

Environmental Economist, Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development, Ohio State University

Jack Spencer

Director, Roe Institute

Roy Spencer

Principal Research Scientist, University of Alabama in Huntsville

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