Fred Siegel (b. 1945) is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, a conservative think tank which focuses on urban policy and politics. He also serves as a professor of history and the humanities at Cooper Union and is a contributor to numerous publications, including The New York Post (where he has a weekly column), The New Republic, The Atlantic Monthly, Commonwealth, Tikkun, and TELOS.
In the past he has served as the political advisor to several political candidates in New York City, including former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani. He is the author of several books, including The Prince of the City: Giuliani, New York, and the Genius of American Life and The Future Once Happened Here: New York, D.C., L.A., and the Fate of America's Big Cities.
He is the father of writer and editor Harry Siegel.“Is Archie Bunker Fit to Rule? Or: How Immanuel Kant Became One of the Founding Fathers”. Telos 69 (Fall 1986). New York: Telos Press.
“The Godfather of American Liberalism”. City-Journal (Summer 2009). New York: City Journal (New York).
Siegel, Frederick F. (2013), The revolt against the masses: how liberalism has undermined the middle class (First American ed.), New York: Encounter Books, ISBN 9781594036989, LCCN 2013007444.