Madisonian honored with ISI's "Conservative Book of the Year"

Feb. 20, 2023


Daniel Mahoney at a podium and an image of his book The Statesman as Thinker

Daniel Mahoney, 2020-21 Garwood Visiting Fellow, has been awarded the Intercollegiate Studies Institute's 2023 Conservative Book of the Year Award, for his book: The Statesman as Thinker: Portraits of Greatness, Courage, and Moderation. In the book, Dr. Mahoney, a professor emeritus at Assumption University and fellow at the Claremont Institute, puts forth portraits of great statesmen who struggled to preserve freedom in times of crisis, from Cicero and Burke to Churchill and Havel.

The prize recognizes thoughtful books that contribute to the rich debate about important conservative ideas. The winner receives a $10,000 cash prize along with ISI’s Paolucci Book Award.

The award ceremony will take place at ISI's annual Homecoming on June 2nd, and you can purchase his book here.