Author

Dan Glickman

Dan Glickman

Dan Glickman is a senior fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center; adjunct professor of agriculture and nutrition, Tufts University; board member of the World Food Program USA; and recently retired as vice president and executive director of the Aspen Institute Congressional Program. He served for eighteen years in the U.S. House of Representatives representing the 4th Congressional District of Kansas, as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 1995 to 2001, and as chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc., from 2004 to 2010.

OPINION

Take it from a former Kansas congressman, U.S. ag secretary — what the world needs now is humor

By: - June 6, 2021

The Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of widening the conversation about how public policies affect the day-to-day lives of people throughout our state. Former congressman and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman’s book “Laughing at Myself” is out this month from the University Press of Kansas. Now that all […]

OPINION

The good, the bad and the ugly as Kansas follows 2020 U.S. election trends

By: - November 10, 2020

The Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of widening the conversation about how public policies affect the day-to-day lives of people throughout our state. Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman is executive director of the Aspen Institute Congressional Program. I am no expert on recent Kansas politics — it’s been […]

OPINION

Kansas, and the country, must return to ‘constructive partisanship’

By: - September 10, 2020

The Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of widening the conversation about how public policies affect the day-to-day lives of people throughout our state. Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman is executive director of the Aspen Institute Congressional Program. I have always been proud of the bipartisan heritage of […]