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Company Overview of The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace

Company Overview

The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace is a public policy research institute that studies domestic public policy and international affairs. Its areas of research include education, political issues, foreign relations and diplomacy, economic issues, security and defense, culture and religion, environment, and natural resources. The institute publishes the Hoover Digest, Essays in Public Policy, and Hoover Institution Newsletter. The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace was founded in 1919 and is based in Stanford, California. The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace operates as a subsidiary of Stanford University.

Stanford University

434 Galvez Mall

Stanford, CA 94305-6010

United States

Founded in 1919





Key Executives for The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace

Age: 66
Deputy Director
Age: 72
Associate Director of Research
Associate Director of Program Development
Associate Director of Resource Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace Key Developments

Hoover Institution Appoints Michael Franc as Director of Washington, DC Programs

The Hoover Institution announced that Michael Franc, former policy director and counsel to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, will be the new director of Washington, DC Programs for the Hoover Institution. Franc, who will also serve as a research fellow, will oversee the Hoover’s Washington, DC research and outreach initiatives to promote ideas and scholarship in the company's nation’s capital. Franc also served as the Vice President of government relations for the Heritage Foundation, during which time he managed all the think tank’s outreach with Capitol Hill and the Executive Branch. Franc has a BA from Yale University and a JD from Georgetown University.

Stan Polovets Joins the Board of Overseers at Stanford University's Hoover Institution

The Hoover Institution announced the appointment of Stan Polovets to its distinguished Board of Overseers. Mr. Polovets will work with Hoover Institution's administration and research fellows on strengthening its Russia analytical capabilities and development of the Soviet dissident archives. Prior to AAR, Mr. Polovets worked in senior management and Board roles in a number of major Russian corporations and was the only American citizen to participate in the development of Russia's long-term energy strategy on the invitation of the Russian Federation Energy Ministry. Mr. Polovets currently serves on a number of corporate boards, including L1 Energy, a $10 billion energy investment fund headquartered in the UK, where he is the Lead Director. As a member of the Board of Overseers, Mr. Polovets will contribute to Hoover Institution's effort to build up the research and analytical capability related to Russia and former Soviet states. Mr. Polovets will also aid the expansion of the Hoover Institution's world-renowned Library and Archives by facilitating the transfer of personal documents and archives of leading Soviet dissidents. Among the individuals who will be contributing their archives to Hoover's unprecedented collection is Yuli Edelstein, a former Soviet dissident and currently the Speaker of the Knesset (Israel's parliament).

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