William A. Galston

Brookings Institution


William A. Galston holds the Ezra K. Zilkha Chair in the Brookings Institution's Governance Studies Program, where he serves as a senior fellow.

A former policy advisor to President Clinton and presidential candidates, Galston is an expert on domestic policy, political campaigns, and elections.

Featured Work

MAR 29, 2018 Podcast

Anti-Pluralism: The Populist Threat to Liberal Democracy, with William A. Galston

Some unpleasant truths for liberals, from William Galston: The rise of anti-pluralist populist movements is caused by a combination of economic factors and migration; we ...