Peter W. Schramm is the Executive Director of the John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs and a Professor of Political Science at Ashland University. Prior to his work at Ashland, he served in the Reagan Administration as the Director of the Center for International Education in the United States Department of Education. Before entering government service, Dr. Schramm was the President of the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy, in Claremont, California.
Dr. Schramm earned his Ph.D. in government from the Claremont Graduate School in 1980. He holds two Master of Arts degrees, one from Claremont in Government and the other in International History from The London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London.
Dr. Schramm has edited, co-edited, and contibuted to a number of books, including, Natural Right and Political Right, The 1984 Election and the Future of American Politics, Lessons of the Bush Defeat, American Political Parties and Constitutional Politics, Consequences of the Clinton Victory, Separation of Powers and Good Government, Statecraft and Power, and wrote the Introduction to Lord Charnwood’s Abraham Lincoln: A Biography (Madison Books, 1996).
He writes a regular column for On Principle, and op-ed columns for The Columbus Dispatch, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, and other papers in Ohio.