Jeffrey O. Nelson
Jeffrey O. Nelson is Executive Vice President for the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. He holds a B.A. from the University of Detroit, an M.A. from Yale University Divinity School, and a Ph.D. in American history from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, writing his dissertation on Edmund Burke and America. He first joined ISI in 1991 and served as editor of the Intercollegiate Review and founding editor and publisher of the Institute’s press, ISI Books. Prior to returning to ISI in 2009, he was president of the Thomas More College of Liberal Arts and served on ISI’s board of trustees. Dr. Nelson serves as vice chairman of the Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal, a trustee of the Wilbur Foundation in California, a member of the G. K. Chesterton Institute board of trustees, secretary of the Edmund Burke Society of America, and a member of the board of trustees for Padua Academy in Wilmington, Delaware. He is the editor of several books, including Redeeming the Time by Russell Kirk, American Conservatism: An Encyclopedia, The Political Principles of Robert Taft by Russell Kirk and James McClellan, Perfect Sowing by Henry Regnery, and Remembered Past by John Lukacs.