Max Eden

Max Eden

Research Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Max Eden is a research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he focuses on education reform, specifically K–12 and early childhood education. Before rejoining AEI, he was a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute.

In addition to a number of reports and studies on education, Mr. Eden is the coauthor of the Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller Why Meadow Died: The People and Policies That Created the Parkland Shooter and Endanger America’s Students (Post Hill Press, 2019). He is also the coeditor, with Frederick Hess, of The Every Student Succeeds Act: What It Means for Schools, Systems, and States (Harvard Education Press, 2017).

Mr. Eden has testified about school violence before Congress and about the “school-to-prison pipeline” before the US Commission on Civil Rights. He has been published in policy journals and the popular press, including in City Journal, Claremont Review of Books, National Review, New York Daily News, New York Post, The Baltimore Sun, The Hill, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Washington Post, and USA Today.

He has a BA in history from Yale University.


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