Mr. Peter Wehner Senior Fellow

Peter Wehner is a Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. He is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times and a contributing editor for The Atlantic magazine. He has written for numerous other publications—including Time magazine, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington PostFinancial TimesThe Weekly Standard, National Review, Commentary, National Affairs, and Christianity Today. He has also appeared frequently as a commentator on MSNBC, CNN, Fox News, CBS, PBS, and C-SPAN television.

Wehner served in the last three Republican administrations, including as Deputy Director of Speechwriting and later Director of the Office of Strategic Initiatives for President George W. Bush.

Wehner is author of City of Man: Religion and Politics in a New Era (co-authored with Michael J. Gerson) and Wealth and Justice: The Morality of Democratic Capitalism (co-authored with Arthur C. Brooks). His forthcoming book for HarperCollins, The Death of Politics: How to Heal Our Frayed Republic After Trump.

Speaker’s Bureau

February 19th, 2021 | “Hope and Healing for a Hurting Culture” an Online Conversation with Peter Wehner and Jonathan Haidt

March 1st, 2018 | “A Symposium: The Future of Christian Higher Education” an Evening Conversation in Washington, DC with Peter Wehner, Shirley Hoogstra, and Michael Lindsay

March 15th, 2017 | “The Benedict Option” an Evening Conversation in Washington, DC with Peter Wehner, Rod Dreher, and Kirsten Powers

Related Trinity Forum Readings

Politics and the English Language” by George Orwell, featuring an original introduction by Peter Wehner