Dan Lipinski

Teacher. Author. Problem Solver.

Former Congressman Dan Lipinski grew up in the “bungalow belt” of blue-collar families on the Southwest Side of Chicago and went on to earn two engineering degrees (Northwestern and Stanford) and a Ph.D. in political science from Duke. Dan taught American Politics as an assistant professor before serving 16 years in the U.S. House of Representatives where he was known as a commonsense problem solver who brought people together and got things done. Dan is currently speaking and writing as well as consulting at Lipinski Solutions. He has written for The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, First Things, America, and Public Discourse. Dan also serves on the boards of Lewis University, Empower Illinois, and the Belmont House in Washington.

Learn more about his writing, speaking, and policymaking leadership as a Catholic, congressional scholar & reformer, and advocate for transportation, science, tech, & innovation, and human rights.

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“One of those politicos, sadly rare these days, who brought distinction to public office rather than gaining distinction from it.”

— George Weigel