Bradley Prize recipient Thomas Sowell is the Rose and Milton Friedman Senior Fellow in Public Policy at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.
One of America’s most-perceptive public intellectuals, Sowell is the author of more than 30 books and a widely published syndicated columnist whose work addresses topics ranging from racial preferences and cultural differences to the origins and ideologies of political conflict. An economist, he is an ardent spokesman for personal responsibility, governmental restraint, the genius of the marketplace, and the essential goodness of America.
Sowell’s recent books include Black Rednecks and White Liberals, published by Encounter Books,Economic Facts and Fallacies, The Housing Boom and Bust, Intellectuals and Society, and Dismantling America: And Other Controversial Essays.
In 2002, he was awarded the National Humanities Medal.