About the Speaker

Dinesh D’Souza was born in Mumbai, India and came to the U.S. as an exchange student. He attended Dartmouth College and graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1983. He became a policy advisor to President Ronald Reagan in 1987 and a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1991.


D’Souza has been named one of America’s most influential conservative thinkers by The New York Times Magazine. The World Affairs Council lists him as one of the nation’s 500 leading authorities on international issues, and Newsweek cited him as one of the country’s most prominent Asian Americans.
D’Souza has a successful career as writer, scholar and public intellectual. He has produced three documentaries. The first in 2014, America: Imagine the World Without Her, followed by 2016: Obama’s America and most recently, Hillary’s America: The Secret History of The Democratic Party. All three films are among the top 8 highest-grossing political documentaries.


He has written 18 books. Several of his books, including Illiberal Education: The Politics of Race and Sex on Campus, What’s So Great About Christianity, America: Imagine a World Without Her, Obama’s America: Unmaking the American Dream, and Hillary’s America are #1 New York Times bestsellers.


D’Souza’s articles have appeared in virtually every major magazine and newspaper, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic Monthly, Vanity Fair, New Republic, Forbes, and National Review. He has appeared on numerous television programs, including The Today Show, Nightline, The Kelly File, The News Hour on PBS, The O’Reilly Factor, Moneyline, Hannity, Bill Maher, NPR’s All Things Considered, The Glenn Beck Program, CNBC’s Kudlow Report, Lou Dobbs Tonight, and Real Time with Bill Maher.