Goldwater Institute Announces Two New Senior Fellows

Posted on May 10, 2010 | Type: Press Release
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Phoenix—The Goldwater Institute announces the addition of two new Senior Fellows to its team of policy and research experts. Jay P. Greene and Patrick Chovanec will share their experience on education and economics issues, respectively.

Jay P. Greene is head of the Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas. Dr. Greene researches and writes on such education topics as school choice, high school graduation rates, and special education. His first project for the Goldwater Institute will be a study on higher education. Dr. Greene’s research has been cited in a U.S. Supreme Court decision on school vouchers and his articles have appeared in numerous publications. He has been a frequent guest on radio and television, including CBS’s 60 Minutes and ABC’s 20/20. Dr. Greene lives in Fayetteville, Ark., with his wife and three children.

Patrick Chovanec is an associate professor at Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management in Beijing, China. He is an expert in economics, finance, international relations, and political strategy. Professor Chovanec played a key role in the passage of the “Contract with America” when he was an aide to current House Minority Leader John Boehner. Professor Chovanec has visited all 31 China provinces, and is one of only a few U.S. citizens to have visited North Korea. His perspective on Chinese economics and culture has been showcased in such publications as The Wall Street Journal and The Atlantic.

Dr. Greene and Professor Chovanec join 22 other Goldwater Institute Senior Fellows who assist with research design and projects, review research, write reports, and participate in Goldwater Institute forums. Senior Fellows are selected for their exceptional knowledge, commitment to the principles of limited government and economic freedom, and personal integrity. Past Senior Fellows have included the late William F. Buckley Jr. and the late Robert Novak. For more information on Dr. Greene and Professor Chovanec, and all the Goldwater Institute Senior Fellows, visit

The Goldwater Institute is an independent government watchdog supported by people who are committed to expanding free enterprise and liberty.

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