Chester E. Finn, Jr.
Chester E. Finn, Jr. is distinguished senior fellow and president emeritus of the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation and Thomas B. Fordham Institute and senior editor of EducationNext. Dr. Finn is also a Senior Fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution, and an Adjunct Fellow at the Hudson Institute, where he worked from 1995 through 1998. In his distinguished career, Dr. Finn has also served as John M. Olin Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, founding partner and senior scholar with the Edison Project, Professor of Education and Public Policy at Vanderbilt University, and Assistant Secretary for Research and Improvement at the U.S. Department of Education. He is the author of sixteen books and hundreds of articles.