William Voegeli is a senior editor of the Claremont Review of Books, a visiting scholar at Claremont McKenna College's Henry Salvatori Center, and the author of two books: Never Enough: America's Limitless Welfare State (Encounter Books, 2010); and The Pity Party: A Mean-Spirited Diatribe Against Liberal Compassion (Broadside Books, 2014).


William's work has appeared in the Christian Science MonitorCity JournalCommentary, the Family in America, First Things,the Los Angeles TimesNational Review, and the New Criterion. After receiving a doctorate in political science from Loyola University in Chicago he was a program officer for the John M. Olin Foundation.

The Latest

Hippie Days are Here Again
The Claremont Review of Books
August 08, 2014

The new McGovernites are determined to succeed where the old Obamanauts have failed.

The Redskins and Their Offense
The Claremont Review of Books
May 05, 2014

How sensitive can we get?

Poet of the Playing Field
The Claremont Review of Books
August 08, 2013

A review of "American Pastimes: The Very Best of Red Smith" (The Library of America), by Daniel Okrent.

The Higher Education Hustle
The Claremont Review of Books
June 06, 2013

Political correctness and the Credentials-Industrial Complex.