Hoover Institution Hosts Roundtable Discussion with U.S. Undersecretary of Commerce David McCormick
United States undersecretary of commerce for industry and security David McCormick visited the Hoover Institution on July 27, 2006. He met with Hoover scholars to discuss trade issues with China, export policy, and immigration and visa issues for the high-tech industry.
David Brady is deputy director and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is also the Bowen H. and Janice Arthur McCoy Professor of Political Science and Leadership Values in the Stanford Graduate School of Business and professor of political science in the School of Humanities and Sciences at the university.
Brady is an expert on the U.S. Congress and congressional decision making. His current research focuses on the political history of the U.S. Congress, the history of U.S. election results, and public policy processes in general.
Jeffrey M. Jones is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution.
Jones specializes in welfare reform and workforce investment policy and actively studies American values and culture.
He is primarily interested in redesigning federal and state welfare measures so as to encourage meaningful work and individual responsibility. His research also has a strong emphasis on the root causes of and solutions to the problem of homelessness.
Kenneth L. Judd is the Paul H. Bauer Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is an expert in the economics of taxation, imperfect competition, and mathematical economics.
His current research focuses on tax policy and antitrust issues, as well as developing computational methods for economic modeling.
Melvyn Krauss is the William L. Clayton Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is also emeritus professor of economics at New York University. He is an expert on international economics and economic development.
Krauss' current research focuses on the relationship between free trade and the welfare state, foreign trade policy issues, and regional economics.
Tod Lindberg is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and editor of the Hoover Institution's Policy Review, a Washington, D.C.-based bimonthly journal of essays, social criticism, and reviews on politics, government, and foreign and domestic policy.
Lindberg's areas of research interest are political theory, American politics, and national security policy.
He is the editor of Beyond Paradise and Power: Europe, America, and the Future of a Troubled Partnership (Routledge, 2004). He is a contributing editor to the Weekly Standard.
Since 1996, Lindberg has written a weekly column about politics for the Washington Times, where he served as editor of the editorial page from May 1991 to December 1998. His column appears Tuesdays in the Times and is available on-line at the Times' web site.
David H. McCormick
David H. McCormick serves as the Under Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Security. As Under Secretary, Mr. McCormick leads the Bureau of Industry and Security in advancing U.S. foreign policy, national security, and economic objectives through effective policies for technology controls, treaty compliance, and continued U.S. leadership in strategic industries.
In this role, Mr. McCormick oversees a bureau with global policymaking, regulatory, and law enforcement responsibilities with offices in China, India, Russia, the United Arab Emirates, and throughout the United States. Mr. McCormick also serves as the Co-Chair of the U.S.-India High Technology Cooperation Group and the U.S.-China High Technology and Strategic Trade Working Group.
Prior to his appointment as Under Secretary, Mr. McCormick was the President of Ariba, Inc. and the President and CEO of FreeMarkets, Inc., both publicly traded software and services companies. He has also worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Company.
Born in Pennsylvania , Mr. McCormick earned a mechanical engineering degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and received his Ph.D. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He is a former Army officer and a veteran of the first Gulf War.
Thomas Gale Moore is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution who specializes in international trade, deregulation, and privatization.
His current research focuses on global warming, environmental issues, regulatory issues, and privatization in former communist countries. He is also working on evolutionary psychology and its relationship to religion and economics.
Henry S. Rowen
Henry S. Rowen, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, is a professor of public policy and management emeritus at the university's Graduate School of Business and a member Stanford University's Asia/Pacific Research Center.
He was assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs in the U.S. Department of Defense from 1989 to 1991. He was also chairman of the National Intelligence Council from 1981 to 1983. Rowen served as president of the RAND Corporation from 1967 to 1972 and was assistant director, U.S. Bureau of the Budget, from 1965 to 1966.
From 2001-2004 he served on the Secretary of Defense Policy Advisory Board. In 2004â€“05, he served on the Presidential Commission on the Intelligence of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction.
Rowen is an expert on international security, economic development, and high tech industries in the U.S. and Asia. His current research focuses on the rise of Asia in high technologies.