Board of Advisors

Brian Bishop
Brian Bishop has been an outspoken proponent of property rights in Rhode Island and has worked with grassroots activists and think tanks from across the country to advocate similar concerns at the federal level. He has contributed articles to The Washington Times, The Providence Journal, and The Brown Spectator and authored legislation on academic freedom as well as several briefs on land rights for the state Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is also the host of Rule Free Radio in Providence. His guests have included Thomas Sowell, Walter Williams, David Horowitz, Congressman Tom Tancredo, and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman.

Daniel Harrop
Dr. Daniel S. Harrop received his B.A. in 1976 and his M.D. in 1979, both from Brown, and his M.B.A. from the Edinburgh Business School in Scotland. Board-certified in adult and geriatric psychiatry, he is a past president of the Rhode Island Psychiatric Society and a member of the Committee on Medical Quality of the American Psychiatric Association. He has served on the faculties of the medical schools at both Brown and Harvard, and currently serves as a consultant to major medical management companies, including Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, United Healthcare, Magellan Healthcare, and others. He also maintains a private practice in Providence, RI. At Brown, he has served as president of the Brown Association of Class Leaders and the Brown Faculty Club. A past president of the Rhode Island Libertarian Party, he was the 2006 Republican Party nominee for mayor of Providence, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of both the Ocean State Policy Reseach Institute and the Rhode Island State Coalition.

James Panero
James Panero is the Managing Editor of The New Criterion and former editor at National Review. He lectures widely on art, politics, and education, and has served as a panelist for the National Endowment on the Arts and a visiting artist at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He earned his undergraduate degree in classics from Dartmouth College, where he was Editor-in-Chief of The Dartmouth Review. He is now chairman of the board of trustees of the newspaper and the editor of “The Dartmouth Review Pleads Innocent,” a twenty-fifth anniversary anthology published by ISI Books. Prior to joining The New Criterion in 2001, he was a graduate student in the History of Art at Brown University.