André Béliveau is a Visiting Fellow at the John Locke Foundation, where his work focuses on political theory and history, American conservatism, energy policy, 2nd Amendment policy, political analysis, and collaborative efforts in the broader think-tank world. He is Policy & Outreach Manager at the National Taxpayers Union Foundation and a Senior Contributing Editor at The Vital Center.
Previously, André served Locke as the Strategic Projects & Government Affairs Manager before moving to NTUF. He also served as a policy advisor in the North Carolina Senate, where he worked in various public policy areas, including tax and regulatory reform, energy policy, social policy, elections law, and redistricting.
He graduated with a B.A. cum laude in history from Marist College and is an M.A. in government candidate at The Johns Hopkins University. His academic expertise includes political theory, American political development, legislative language, public policy, early American history, and constitutional studies.
Outside of work and academic life, André enjoys writing, traveling, target shooting, playing the bagpipes, and spending time with his two loyal cats, Merlin and Percival. A native of upstate New York and a North Carolinian at heart, he currently resides in Washington, DC.