Co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society and The Federalist Society
Mark Holden: Vice President and General Counsel, Koch Industries
Greg Lukianoff: President and CEO, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
William Marshall: William Rand Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law
Bradley A. Smith: Visiting Judge John T. Copenhaver, Jr. Chair of Law, West Virginia University College of Law
Moderator: Jeffrey Rosen, President and CEO, National Constitution Center
Marc Short is President of Freedom Partners. Previously, Marc served as chief of staff for the House Republican Conference, chaired by Congressman Mike Pence (R-IN) and for Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX). In his early career, Marc was the executive director of the Reagan Ranch, where he completed the initial multi-million dollar capital campaign to preserve the historic property and served as the executive director of Freedom Alliance from 1995-1998. He was also the director of the Virginia Finance Committee for the Oliver North for U.S. Senate campaign.
Greg Lukianoff is an attorney and the president and CEO of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). He is the author of Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate and Freedom From Speech, as well as a co-author of The Atlantic’s September 2015 cover story, “The Coddling of the American Mind,” written in partnership with Jonathan Haidt.
William (Bill) Marshall is currently the Kenan Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina. Marshall was Deputy White House Counsel and Deputy Assistant to the President of the United States during the Clinton Administration. He has also served as the Solicitor General of the State of Ohio.
Jeffrey Rosen is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Constitution Center, the only institution in America chartered by Congress “to disseminate information about the United States Constitution on a non-partisan basis. Rosen is also a professor at The George Washington University Law School, a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and a contributing editor for the Atlantic.
Bradley A. Smith
Bradley A. Smith holds the 2013-15 Judge John T. Copenhaver Visiting Endowed Chair of Law at the West Virginia University College of Law. A federal elections expert, he is the Josiah H. Blackmore II/Shirley M. Nault Designated Professor of Law at Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio. He is a past chairman and commissioner of the Federal Election Commission (2000-2005), appointed by President Bill Clinton.