Expert Search

The experts identified here are staff, managing editors, senior fellows, and policy advisors (unpaid volunteers) to The Heartland Institute, as well as persons affiliated with other think tanks who have agreed to be identified as topic area experts for Heartland.

Mack Ott


Randal O’Toole

Senior Fellow, Cato Institute

Sean Parnell

Research Fellow, Health Policy

R. Timothy Patterson

Professor of Geology, Carleton University

Jeffrey Paul

Professor of Philosophy, Bowling Green State University (emeritus)

Daniel A. Pavsek

Professor Emeritus of Economics and Information Systems Technology, Shenandoah University

Bill Peacock

Vice President of Research and Director of the Center for Economic Freedom, Texas Public Policy Foundation

William S. Peirce

Professor Emeritus of Economics, Case Western Reserve University

Mr. Alfred Pekarek

Assistant Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, St. Cloud State University

Sam Peltzman

Emeritus, Business School, University of Chicago

Ronald J. Pestritto, Ph.D.

is Graduate Dean and Professor of Politics, Hillsdale College

Robert Anthony Peters

Policy Advisor, Culture and Economics

Rachelle Peterson

Director of Research Projects, National Association of Scholars

Tomas Philipson

Graduate school of public policy, University of Chicago

Logan Elizabeth Pike

State Government Relations Manager, The Heartland Institute

Dan Pilla

Taxpayers’ rights advocate and head of

Sally C. Pipes

President, CEO, and Thomas W. Smith Fellow in Health Care Policy, Pacific Research Institute

Ian Plimer

Professor of Mining Geology, The University of Adelaide

Michael Podgursky

Chairman, Department of Economics, University of Missouri

Daniel D. Polsby

Dean and Professor of Law, George Mason University