Publications, Awards, and Board Service

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Publications, Awards, and Boards

Books and other publications:

Doak, Louise, Gleaves Whitney, and Susan Guy. B Is for Buckaroo a Cowboy Alphabet. United States: Sleeping Bear Press, 2013.
Kirk, Russell, and Gleaves Whitney. The American Cause. Wilmington, DE: ISI Books, 2002
Lauck, Jon, Gleaves Whitney, and Joseph Hogan. Finding a New Midwestern History. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2018
Rozell, Mark J., and Gleaves Whitney.Testing the Limits: George W. Bush and the Imperial Presidency. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2009.
Whitney, Gleaves. Colorado Front Range: a Landscape Divided. Boulder, CO: Johnson Books, 1983.
Whitney, Gleaves. Recovering Rhetoric: How Ideas, Language. and Leadership Can Triumph in Postmodern Politics. Washington, D.C.: Heritage Foundation, 2000.
Whitney, Gleaves. John Engler: the Man, the Leader, & the Legacy. Chelsea, MI: Sleeping Bear Press, 2002.
Whitney, Gleaves. American Presidents: Farewell Messages to the Nation, 1796-2001. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2003.
Whitney, Gleaves. Messages of the Governors of Michigan. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2003.
Whitney, Gleaves. "Commanders in Chief at War." In Presidents & the Constitution. ed. Burchard, Veronica, and Gennie Burleson Arlington, 38-58 VA: Bill of Rights Institute, 2009.
Whitney, Gleaves. "The American Presidency and Philanthropy Since the Civil War." In Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations: a Reference Handbook. edited by Kathryn A. Agard, 146-154. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, 2011.
Whitney, Gleaves. To Heal a Nation: the Story of Gerald R. Ford as Told by His Presidential Museum. Grand Rapids, MI: Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, 2012.
Whitney, Gleaves. "Presidential Power." In Ideas and Movements That Shaped America: from the Bill of Rights to "Occupy Wall Street." edited by Green, Michael S., and Scott L. 786-788. Stabler. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2015.
Whitney, Gleaves. "The Education of a President." Intercollegiate Review. Fall, 2016: 20-23. Intercollegiate Studies Institute.
Whitney, Gleaves. “Russell Kirk: The Wizard of Mecosta County.” Michigan History, 102, no. 4 (July/August 2018): 29-34
Whitney, Gleaves. "The Fusionist Mind of Stephen Tonsor." Modern Age: A Conservative Review, 61, no. 1 (Winter 2019) 41-50

Is Common Ground Possible?
The Imaginative Conservative, 34 articles
The Education of a President 
The Fusionist Mind of Stephen Tonsor


Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Graduate Theological Union, Dominican School of Philosophy (Berkeley)
Fulbright Scholar to West Germany
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
University of Michigan Rackham Graduate Fellowship
Phi Alpha Theta
H.B. Earhart Fellow
Mel Miller Mentoring Award, Michigan Council for Social Studies
National Endowment for the Humanities
Omicron Delta Kappa
First Senior Fellow at the Russell Kirk Center
Richard M. Weaver Fellow
Colorado State University Distinguished Alumni Award
University of Colorado Regents Scholar

Board Work, past and present:

Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Committee
Arthur Vandenburg Memorial Committee
Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology College of Fellows
Free Enterprise Institute
Heritage Michigan
Historical Society for the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
Michigan Humanities Council
Michigan State Historical Records
Padnos-Sarosik Civil Discourse Program
Philadelphia Society
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute
Russel Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal
The Imaginative Conservative
Wilbur Foundation (Santa Barbara)
Wyoming Catholic College


Gleaves was born and raised in Houston, Texas, and now makes his home in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with his wife, Mary Eilleen.

A Podcast Interview with Gleaves Whitney by Josh Herring: What's the Res