The Hertog Political Studies Program
Roger Hertog is one of the founders of Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., Inc., and served as the firm’s President until its combination with Alliance Capital Management in October 2000. He is currently the President of the Hertog Foundation, Chairman of the Tikvah Fund, and Vice-Chairman Emeritus of AllianceBernstein L.P.
A graduate of City College of New York, he is the Chairman of the New York Historical Society, Chairman Emeritus of The Manhattan Institute, a trustee of the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, The New York Public Library, The New York Philharmonic, and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation. In 2007, Mr. Hertog was awarded the National Humanities Medal for philanthropy.
John P. Walters is director of the Hertog Political Studies Program and chief operating officer and executive vice president of the Hudson Institute. He was director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and a cabinet member during the George W. Bush Administration. Prior to that, Mr. Walters served as president of the Philanthropy Roundtable, a national association of charitable foundations and individual donors. He was assistant to the secretary and chief of staff at the U.S. Department of Education during the Reagan Administration. He also served in the Division of Education Programs at the National Endowment for the Humanities from 1982-1985.