Dinesh D'Souza

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Dinesh D’Souza is a prominent American conservative, having worked under President Ronald Regan and authored several controversial New York Time bestsellers.


D’Souza is a leading authority on international issues and has been named by Newsweek as one of America’s most influential Asian Americans.

D’Souza strongly speaks out against feminism and affirmative action, making him an enemy in the liberal community and its leaders including Jesse Jackson and speaks out for universal moral order.

D’Souza is the author of Illiberal Education, which has been listed as one of the most influential books of the 1990s and stayed on the New York Times bestseller list for 15 weeks.

His books, including Ronald Regan: How an Ordinary Man Became an Extraordinary Leader and What’s So Great About America, have had great impact on American public opinion and policy. In the latter, D’Souza applauds British colonialism for its benefits to future generation and discusses the dangers of left-wing multiculturalism.

D’Souza writing has also appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic Monthly, Vanity Fair, New Republic, and National Review.

D’Souza is a popular lecturer and speaker at American universities, pulling in more than $10,000 per an appearance. He is currently employed by Stanford University as the Robert and Karen Rishwain Fellow at the Hoover Institution.

D’Souza makes few television appearances, but his credits included guest spots on CNN, Nightline, Face the Nation, Hannity & Colmes, Hardball with Chris Matthews, and Dennis Miller.

D’Souza was born in Bombay, India in 1961 and immigrated to the United States at 17 years old. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth University in 1981 and became a naturalized citizen in 1991. He is a practicing Roman Catholic and is married to Dixie D’Souza. Formally, he was romantically linked to notorious conservative writer Ann Coulter and conservative radio personality Laura Ingraham.