Robert Huberty is Executive Vice President and Director of Research at Capital Research Center (CRC). Before joining CRC in 1993, he served in several positions at The Heritage Foundation, which he joined in 1980 to help edit Mandate for Leadership, the well-known volume of public-policy advice that was widely used by the Reagan Administration. Subsequently, he was Director of the Resource Bank (1983-91), where he acted as the Heritage liaison to conservative public-policy organizations, and Director of Academic Programs (1991-93). Earlier, Huberty was a research assistant to former President Richard Nixon, assisting on President Nixon's Memoirs (1978). He is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine, from which he received B.A. and M.A. degrees in American history.