Rutgers University has appointed a professor of comparative literature and comparative religion to the president’s alt right advisory panel.
Eric Klinenberg will serve as the chair of the White House’s Strategic Initiatives Office, and he is to join the President’s Advisory Council on Science and Technology.
Klinenburg has been a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute since 2012.
He has also authored two books on the history of religion and culture.
Klineberg is a frequent guest on Fox News and is a former writer for the American Spectator.
He also serves as a contributing editor for the Atlantic, where he has written for the magazine since 2015.
He is also a frequent contributor to Breitbart News and has been featured on Fox, CNN, MSNBC, and The Blaze.
In 2017, he served as an adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania, where his doctoral dissertation, “The Origins of the Modern American Religion,” explored the ways in which American religion has evolved over the past few centuries.
He received a BA from Harvard Divinity School and a PhD from the University at Buffalo.