FACTSHEET: Thomas Sowell
Senior Fellow, Hoover Institute
Columnist, Creators Syndicate
Rose and Milton Friedman Senior Fellow on Public Policy, Hoover Institute Expertise: Economics, social decision making, ethnicity
http://www.hoover.org/bios/sowell He was project director at the Urban Institute from 1972 to 1974, a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University in 1976-77, and was an adjunct scholar of the American Enterprise Institute in 1975-76. Over the past three decades, Sowell has taught economics at various colleges and universities, including Cornell, Amherst, and the University of California at Los Angeles, as well as the history of ideas at Brandeis University.
Bachelor’s degree in economics (magna cum laude) from Harvard in 1958 Master’s degree in economics from Columbia University in 1959 Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago in 1968
15 February, 2007
Authored a three-part column "Global Hot Air" in February 2007 which asserted there are "serious scientists who specialize in weather and climate who have serious doubts about the doomsday scenarios being pushed by global warming advocates." Sowell highlighted S. Fred Singer, Dennis Avery, Patrick J. Michaels, Richard Lindzen, and David Legates as examples.
Source: Hoover Institute website 2007
Hoover Institute website 2007