Tod Lindberg is an American political expert and a research fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution. His research focuses on political theory, international relations, national security policy, and American politics. He also serves as the editor of Policy Review, the Hoover Institution’s Washington, D.C.–based bimonthly journal. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
A native of Syracuse, New York, Lindberg is a 1982 honors graduate in political science of the College of the University of Chicago, where he studied political philosophy with Allan Bloom and Saul Bellow.
In 2007-08, Lindberg served as lead of the expert group on international norms and institutions of the Genocide Prevention Task Force, a joint project of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the American Academy of Diplomacy, and the United States Institute of Peace. In 2005, Lindberg served as coordinator for the task group on Preventing and Responding to Genocide and Major Human Rights Abuses for the United States Institute of Peace’s Task Force on the United Nations. He was a member of the Steering Committee of the Princeton Project on National Security, for which he served as co-chair of the working group on anti-Americanism. He is a member of the Board of Visitors of the Institute on Political Journalism at Georgetown University. He served two terms, 2004–08, as a member of the U.S. National Commission on UNESCO.
- Beyond Paradise and Power: Europe, America, and the Future of a Troubled Partnership (Routledge, 2004) ISBN 978-0-415-95050-3
- Bridging the Foreign Policy Divide (Routledge, 2007) ISBN 0-415-96227-7
- Means to an End: U.S. Interest in the International Criminal Court (Brookings Press, 2009) ISBN 0-8157-0325-2
- The Political Teachings of Jesus (HarperCollins, 2007) ISBN 0-06-089863-1