Brian T. Kennedy is President of the Claremont Institute. Mr. Kennedy has been with the Institute since 1989. He became the fourth president of the Claremont Institute in 2002. During his tenure he has directed the Institute’s Golden State Center in Sacramento and also the Institute’s National Security Project. In addition to his duties as president, Mr. Kennedy serves as publisher of the Claremont Review of Books and is a member of the Independent Working Group on Missile Defense. His articles on national security affairs and public policy issues have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, National Review, and Investor’s Business Daily. Mr. Kennedy is a native Californian and a graduate of Claremont McKenna College.