Office of the Chair

Adam Wolfson

Acting Chair, National Endowment for the Humanities
Portrait of Adam Wolfson

Adam Wolfson is Assistant Chairman for Programs and current Acting Chairman of NEH. He has previously served as Director of the Endowment's Division of Research Programs and as Editor of The Public Interest. Wolfson has taught at Johns Hopkins University, Claremont McKenna College’s Washington, D.C., program, and elsewhere. He is author of Persecution or Toleration: An Explication of the Locke-Proast Quarrel, 1689-1704. Wolfson holds his AB in history from Harvard University and his PhD in political science from the University of Chicago.