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  • Matthew Franck (127)

    Matthew J. Franck is Contributing Editor of Public Discourse. He is also a retired Lecturer in Politics at Princeton University, Senior Fellow at the Witherspoon Institute, and Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Radford University, where he chaired the department and taught courses in political philosophy, constitutional law, and American politics. Franck has written, edited, or contributed to books published by the University Press of Kansas, Lexington Books, Oxford University Press, and Cambridge University Press, and has published articles and reviews in American Political Thought, the Review of Politics, the Journal of Church ...

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  • Carson Holloway (104)

    Carson Holloway is a Washington Fellow in the Claremont Institute’s Center for the American Way of Life and co-editor of The Political Writings of Alexander Hamilton (Cambridge University Press).

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  • Christopher Tollefsen (96)

    Christopher Tollefsen is Professor of Philosophy at the University of South Carolina. His most recent book, with Farr Curlin, is The Way of Medicine: Ethics and the Healing Profession.

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  • Samuel Gregg (90)

    Samuel Gregg is the Friedrich Hayek Chair in Economics and Economic History at the American Institute for Economic Research, and the author, most recently, of The Next American Economy: Nation, State, and Markets in an Uncertain World (2022).

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  • R.J. Snell (73)

    R.J. Snell is Editor-in-Chief of Public Discourse and Director of Academic Programs at the Witherspoon Institute. Previously, he was for many years Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Philosophy Program at Eastern University and the Templeton Honors College, where he founded and directed the Agora Institute for Civic Virtue and the Common Good. He earned his M.A. in philosophy at Boston College, and his Ph.D. in philosophy at Marquette University. His research interests include the liberal arts, ethics, natural law theory, Thomas Aquinas, the Catholic intellectual tradition, and the work of Bernard Lonergan, SJ. ...

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  • Adam J. MacLeod (64)

    Adam J. MacLeod is Professor of Law at Faulkner University, Thomas Goode Jones School of Law and Research Fellow of the Center for Religion, Culture, and Democracy. He has been a research fellow at George Mason University and a visiting fellow at Princeton University.

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  • Ryan T. Anderson (74)

    Ryan T. Anderson is Founding Editor of Public Discourse. He is also President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center. He is the author of When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Moment and Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom. He is the co-author of 

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  • Anthony Esolen (41)

    Anthony Esolen is a professor and writer-in-residence at Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts in Warner, New Hampshire. He is the author or translator of twenty-five books on culture, religion, and education, including, most recently, The Hundredfold: Songs for the Lord, and Sex and the Unreal City: The Demolition of the Western Mind (both from Ignatius Press).    

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  • Robert George (64)

    Robert P. George is McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. He has served as Chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom and as a member of the President’s Council on Bioethics and the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He also served as the U.S. member of UNESCO’s World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology. His honors include the U.S. Presidential Citizens Medal, the Honorific Medal ...

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  • Michael Stokes Paulsen (39)

    Michael Stokes Paulsen is Distinguished University Chair & Professor of Law, at the University of St. Thomas, in Minneapolis. He is co-author, with Luke Paulsen, of The Constitution: An Introduction, published by Basic Books.

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  • Jennifer Bryson (38)

    Jennifer S. Bryson, Ph.D. studies religion, freedom, security, and sports. She was educated at Stanford and Yale. You can read her articles at jenniferbryson.net. Jennifer is the founder of LetAllPlay.org. She's on Twitter @brysonjs.

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  • Mark Regnerus (36)

    Mark Regnerus is Contributing Editor of Public Discourse, Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin, and a senior fellow at the Austin Institute for the Study of Family and Culture. His research is in the areas of sexual behavior, family, marriage, and religion. Mark is the author of more than forty published articles and book chapters, and three books. His most recent book is entitled Cheap Sex and the Transformation of Men, Marriage, and Monogamy (Oxford, 2017,) in which he describes the world that has come to be due to the influence of technology ...

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  • Nathaniel Peters (36)

    Nathaniel Peters is Contributing Editor of Public Discourse and Director of the Morningside Institute.

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  • Nathanael Blake (31)

    Nathanael Blake is a postdoctoral fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.

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  • S. Adam Seagrave (31)

    S. Adam Seagrave is Associate Director and Associate Professor in the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University. He is the author of The Foundations of Natural Morality: On the Compatibility of Natural Rights and the Natural Law.

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  • Gerard Bradley (34)

    Gerard V. Bradley teaches constitutional law at Notre Dame, where (with John Finnis) he directs the Natural Law Institute. His most recent books include Catholic Social Teaching: A Volume of Scholarly Essays (edited with Christian Brugger, published by Cambridge University Press) and Unquiet Americans: United States Catholics and the Common Good (Saint Augustine's Press).

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  • William Carroll (28)

    William E. Carroll is Distinguished Visiting Professor, School of Philosophy Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (Wuhan, China) and Visiting Professor of Philosophy Hongyi Honor College, Wuhan University.

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  • Robert T. Miller (28)

    Robert T. Miller is the F. Arnold Daum Chair in Corporate Finance and Law and a Professor of Law at the University of Iowa College of Law, a Research Fellow at the Law & Economics Center at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, and a Fellow and Co-Director of the Program on Organizations, Business and Markets at the Classical Liberal Institute at New York University Law School.

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  • Justin Dyer (23)

    Justin Dyer is director of the Civitas Institute, professor of government, and Jack G. Taylor Regents Professor at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author, with Kody Cooper, of The Classical and Christian Origins of American Politics: Political Theology, Natural Law, and the American Founding (Cambridge University Press, 2022).

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  • Melissa Moschella (24)

    Melissa Moschella is Associate Professor of Philosophy at The Catholic University of America and author of To Whom Do Children Belong? Parental Rights, Civic Education and Children's Autonomy (Cambridge University Press). She is also a McDonald Distinguished Fellow in the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University School of Law.

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  • Charles Chaput (21)

    Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., is the archbishop emeritus of Philadelphia.

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  • Helen Alvaré (21)

    Helen Alvaré is Professor of Law at the Scalia Law School at George Mason University.

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  • Sherif Girgis (25)

    Sherif Girgis earned his JD at Yale Law School and is a PhD candidate in philosophy at Princeton University.

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    Andrew T. Walker (27)

    Andrew T. Walker is associate professor of Christian Ethics at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Fellow with The Ethics and Public Policy Center. He is the author of the forthcoming Faithful Reason: Natural Law Ethics for God’s Glory and Our Good.

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  • Christopher Kaczor (20)

    Christopher Kaczor is Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University and the author of many books, including Jordan Peterson, God, and Christianity: The Search for a Meaningful Life.

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  • Randall Smith (20)

    Randall Smith is Full Professor of Theology at the University of St. Thomas, Houston. His book From Here to Eternity: Reflections on Death, Immortality, and the Resurrection of the Body is due out from Emmaus Press this spring. He is also the author of Reading the Sermons of Thomas Aquinas: A Beginner's Guide (Emmaus) and Aquinas, Bonaventure, and the Scholastic Culture of Medieval Paris (Cambridge).

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  • Hadley Arkes (19)

    Hadley Arkes is the Founder/Director of the James Wilson Institute on Natural Rights & the American Founding, and the Ney Professor Emeritus of Jurisprudence at Amherst College. He is the author of Mere Natural Law: Originalism and the Anchoring Truths of the Constitution (Regnery 2023).

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  • James E. Hartley (19)

    James E Hartley is Professor and Chair of Economics at Mount Holyoke College. You can follow him at https://jamesehartley.com or on Twitter @JamesEHartley.

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    Nathan Schlueter (20)

    Nathan Schlueter is Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Hillsdale College. He is the author of several books and articles, as well as the popular online course “Introduction to Western Philosophy.”

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  • Serena Sigillito (24)

    Serena Sigillito is Editor of Fairer Disputations and Editor-at-Large of Public Discourse. She recently completed a Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship focusing on contemporary American women’s experiences of work and motherhood. Follow her on Twitter: @SerenaSigillito

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  • Daniel Ross Goodman (18)

    Daniel Ross Goodman is a writer, rabbi, and scholar from western Massachusetts. He holds a Ph.D. from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and studied English & Comparative Literature at Columbia University. A former contributor to the Books & Arts section of The Weekly Standard and current contributor to the Washington Examiner, he is the author of Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Wonder and Religion in American Cinema and the novel A Single Life

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  • Michael New (18)

    Michael J. New, Ph.D., is a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Busch School of Business at The Catholic University of America and an Associate Scholar at the Charlotte Lozier Institute. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate from Dartmouth College, Dr. New received a doctorate in political science from Stanford University.

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  • Patrick T. Brown (18)

    Patrick T. Brown is a fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, where he writes on family policy. He is a former senior policy advisor to Congress' Joint Economic Committee, and lives in Columbia, S.C.

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    Jordan J. Ballor (16)

    Jordan J. Ballor (Dr. theol., Ph.D.) is director of research at the Center for Religion, Culture & Democracy at First Liberty Institute and also serves as associate director at the Junius Institute for Digital Reformation Research at Calvin Theological Seminary and the Henry Institute for the Study of Christianity & Politics at Calvin University.

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  • Walt Heyer (16)

    Walt Heyer is an accomplished author and public speaker. Through his website, SexChangeRegret.com, and his blog, WaltHeyer.com, Heyer raises public awareness about the incidence of regret and the tragic consequences suffered as a result of unnecessary sex change surgery.

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  • Casey Chalk (15)

    Casey Chalk is a senior editor at New Oxford Review. He received a B.A. in history and a masters in teaching from the University of Virginia, and a masters in theology from Christendom College.

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  • Doug Mainwaring (15)

    Doug Mainwaring is a marriage and children’s rights activist.

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  • Jennifer Lahl (15)

    Jennifer Lahl is the Founder and President of the Center for Bioethics and Culture and producer of the documentary films, Eggsploitation, Anonymous Father’s Day, Breeders: A Subclass of Women?, and Maggie’s Story. In 2018 she released #BigFertility which is an official selection in the Silicon Valley International Film Festival.

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  • Rachel Lu (15)

    Rachel Lu is a writer based in St. Paul, Minnesota. Her work has appeared in The Week, America Magazine, National Review, The American Conservative, and other publications. She has a PhD in philosophy from Cornell University, and is a Robert Novak Journalism Fellow.

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    Edward Feser (14)

    Edward Feser is professor of philosophy at Pasadena City College, and the author of Aristotle’s Revenge: The Metaphysical Foundations of Physical and Biological Science.  

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  • John Doherty (14)

    John Doherty is a member of the staff of The Witherspoon Institute.

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  • Micah Watson (16)

    Micah Watson is Associate Professor of political science at Calvin University.

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  • Richard M. Doerflinger (14)

    Richard M. Doerflinger is a Fellow with the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture, University of Notre Dame, and Adjunct Fellow in Bioethics and Public Policy with the National Catholic Bioethics Center. He is the former Associate Director of the Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. He lives in Washington state.

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  • Robert Carle (14)

    Robert Carle (bcarle@tkc.edu) is a Professor of Theology at The King’s College in Manhattan. Dr. Carle has contributed to The Wall Street Journal, The American Interest, Religion Unplugged, Newsday, Society, Human Rights Review, Public Discourse, Academic Questions, and Reason.

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  • Scott Yenor (14)

    Scott Yenor is Professor of Political Science at Boise State University and author of Family Politics: The Idea of Marriage in Modern Political Thought and David Hume’s Humanity: The Philosophy of Common Life and Its Limits.

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  • Stephen J. Heaney (14)

    Stephen J. Heaney is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Saint Thomas in Saint Paul, MN. He has published in The Thomist, The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, The Human Life Review, Nova et Vetera, Crisis, Homiletic and Pastoral Review, Touchstone Magazine, Twin Cities newspapers and, of course, Public Discourse on topics in ethics and political philosophy such as abortion, marriage, sexuality, and voting ethics.

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  • Ashleen Menchaca-Bagnulo (13)

    Ashleen Menchaca-Bagnulo is a native of south central Texas and Assistant Professor of Political Science at Texas State University.

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  • Jean C. Lloyd (13)

    Jean C. Lloyd, PhD, is a teacher, a writer, and a happily married mother of two school-age children. She is currently writing a book entitled Love would not allow what Love could not restore.

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    Robert Oscar Lopez (13)

    Robert Oscar Lopez is author of Colorful Conservative: American Conversations with the Ancients from Wheatley to Whitman and editor of 

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  • Joshua Pauling (12)

    Joshua Pauling taught American History and World History for over a decade and is now a classical education tutor for upper level high school students. He was educated at Messiah College, Winthrop University, and Reformed Theological Seminary and his writings have been published in Areo Magazine, FORMA Journal, Front Porch Republic, Mere Orthodoxy, Modern Reformation, Quillette, Salvo Magazine, and The Imaginative Conservative. He is also head elder of All Saints Lutheran Church (LCMS).

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  • James Stoner (12)

    James R. Stoner, Jr., is Hermann Moyse, Jr., Professor and Director of the Eric Voegelin Institute at Louisiana State University. Author of Common Law & Liberal Theory and Common-Law Liberty, he co-edited Political Thought of the Civil War and three volumes for the Witherspoon Institute, where he is senior fellow.

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    Patrick Lee (12)

    Patrick Lee holds the John N. and Jamie D. McAleer Chair of Bioethics, and is the Director of the Center for Bioethics, at Franciscan University of Steubenville. He is the author of three books (Body-Self Dualism in Contemporary Ethics and Politics, with Robert P. George, 2008) Abortion and Unborn Human Life, 2010), Conjugal Union: What Marriage Is and Why It Matters, with Robert P. George, 2014), and of numerous scholarly and popular articles. He has testified to the US House of Representatives, addressed the Workshop for United States Catholic Bishops, and has spoken and debated on various topics at Universities such as Boston ...

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  • Stefano Gennarini (12)

    Stefano Gennarini is the Vice President for Legal Studies at the Center for Family and Human Rights (C-Fam) in New York. He tweets as @prolifeadvocate. The views expressed here are solely his own.

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    Alexandra Davis (11)

    Alexandra Davis is the managing editor of Public Discourse.

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  • Allen C. Guelzo

    Allen C. Guelzo (12)

    Dr. Allen C. Guelzo is the Thomas W. Smith Distinguished Research Scholar in the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University, where he also directs the Madison Program’s Initiative on Politics and Statesmanship. His newest book is Our Ancient Faith: Lincoln, Democracy and the American Experiment (Knopf, 2024), to be followed by Voices from Gettysburg: Letters, Papers, and Memoirs from the Greatest Battle of the Civil War, which will be released by Kensington Press in May 2024.

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  • Arthur Goldberg (12)

    Arthur Goldberg is Co-Director of the American based Jewish Institute for Global Awareness (JIFGA), former Co-Director of JONAH, Inc. JIFGA sponsors www.fundingmorality.com, a crowd-funding site for those committed to Biblical values. He has authored Light in the Closet: Torah, Homosexuality, and the Power to Change. You can contact him at Arthur@jifga.org

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  • Devorah Goldman (12)

    Devorah Goldman is a contributing editor at Public Discourse, a senior editor at Mosaic magazine, and the Tikvah Visiting Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. Her writings on culture, bioethics and medical policy have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg BNA, The Weekly Standard, National Affairs, The New Atlantis, and other outlets. A licensed social worker, Devorah previously worked as a legislative staffer in the Senate and an editor at National Affairs. She is also runs the

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    Elayne Allen (18)

    Elayne Allen is a PhD student in political theory at the University of Notre Dame. She previously worked as a research assistant in the American Enterprise Institute's Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies department. Her writings have appeared in Public Discourse, Time, City Journal, American Purpose, Law & Liberty, The American Interest, and Breaking Ground. Elayne received her BA in Great Texts and Political Philosophy from Baylor University’s Honors College. She is an alumna of the John Jay Fellowship, Hudson Institute Political Studies Program, ...

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  • Greg Forster (11)

    Greg Forster is the editor of Hang Together and the author of six books, including Joy for the World.

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  • Jane Robbins (11)

    Jane Robbins is an attorney, researcher, and writer in Atlanta, GA.

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  • Michael A. Fragoso (11)

    Michael A. Fragoso writes from northern Virginia.

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  • Matthew J. Milliner (11)

    Matthew J. Milliner is Assistant Professor of art history at Wheaton College and serves on the Curatorial Advisory Board of the United States Senate. He blogs at millinerd.com.

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  • Margarita Mooney Clayton (12)

    Margarita Mooney Clayton is an Associate Professor of Practical Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary, where she teaches classes such as philosophy of social science; aesthetics and education; Christianity and the liberal arts tradition, and resilience, vulnerability and suffering. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Scala Foundation, a nonprofit organization in Princeton, New Jersey, that works to offer meaning and purpose in education by restoring beauty and classical liberal arts education. Professor Mooney received her B.A. in Psychology from Yale University and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from Princeton ...

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  • Carl R. Trueman (10)

    Carl R. Trueman is Professor of Biblical and Religious Studies at Grove City College, Pa, and a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Faith and Freedom. He is a also a fellow in EPPC’s Evangelicals in Civic Life Program. He writes regularly at First Things and is the author of numerous books, most recently The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Sexual Revolution

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  • Daniel Burns (13)

    Daniel E. Burns is associate professor of politics at the University of Dallas. He is president of the Dallas Forum on Law, Politics, and Culture and a fellow at the Catholic University of America's Institute for Human Ecology.

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  • Russell Nieli (10)

    Russell K. Nieli is a lecturer in the Department of Politics and the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University.

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  • Alexander Riley (10)

    Alexander Riley is professor of sociology at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania and a senior fellow at the Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization. His Substack newsletter can be found here. All views expressed are his and do not represent the views of his employer.

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    Charles C. Camosy (10)

    Charles C. Camosy is Professor of Medical Humanities at the Creighton University School of Medicine and holds the Monsignor Curran Fellowship in Moral Theology at St. Joseph Seminary in New York. He writes a monthly “Purple Catholicism” column for RNS and is the author of seven books. ...

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  • Daniel Philpott (10)

    Daniel Philpott is Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. He earned his Ph.D. in 1996 from Harvard University and specializes in religion and politics, focusing on religious freedom, reconciliation, the political behavior of religious actors, and Christian political theology. He is currently writing a Christian account of justice. His books include ...

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  • Christian Brugger (9)

    E. Christian Brugger is Senior Research Fellow of Ethics at the Culture of Life Foundation, Washington, DC.

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    Erika Bachiochi (12)

    Erika Bachiochi is a Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a Senior Fellow at the Abigail Adams Institute where she founded and directs the Wollstonecraft Project. Her latest book, The Rights of Women: Reclaiming a Lost Vision, was published in 2021 and was a finalist for ISI's Conservative Book of the Year Award. A 2018 Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School, Erika  co-founded St. Benedict Classical Academy and is the proud mom of seven children.

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  • Gregory J. Sullivan (9)

    Gregory J. Sullivan is a lawyer in New Jersey.

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  • Jennifer Morse (9)

    Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., is the founder and president of the Ruth Institute, which equips people to defend traditional Christian sexual morality. She is the author of The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives and Why the Church Was Right All Along.

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  • Mark Bauerlein

    Mark Bauerlein (9)

    Mark Bauerlein is Emeritus Professor of English at Emory University and an editor at First Things. He earned his doctorate at UCLA in 1988. He also served as Director of the Office of Research and Analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts from 2003 to 2005. His books include Literary Criticism: An Autopsy (1997) and The Dumbest Generation Grows Up: From Stupefied Youth to Dangerous Adults (2022). He is a trustee of New College of Florida.

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  • Nathan Pinkoski (9)

    Nathan Pinkoski is an Assistant Professor of the Humanities at the Hamilton Center for Classical and Civic Education at the University of Florida. He has translated Alasdair MacIntyre: An Intellectual Biography (Alasdair MacIntyre: une biographie intellectuelle) by Émile Perreau-Saussine, with University of Notre Dame Press.

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  • Richard Garnett (9)

    Richard W. Garnett is the Paul J. Schierl / Fort Howard Corporation Professor of Law, Concurrent Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Program on Church, State, and Society at the University of Notre Dame. He lives in South Bend, Indiana with his wife, Professor Nicole Stelle Garnett, and their four children.

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  • Steven D. Smith (9)

    Steven D. Smith is a Warren Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of San Diego. His recent publications include Pagans and Christians in the City (Eerdmans 2018) and The Rise and Decline of American Religious Freedom (Harvard 2014).

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  • Gerard T. Mundy (8)

    Gerard T. Mundy teaches philosophy, as a political philosophy/political theory specialist, at a private liberal arts college in New York.

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  • Glenn Moots (8)

    Glenn Moots is a Professor at Northwood University and fellow at the McNair Center there. He is author of Politics Reformed: The Anglo-American Legacy of Covenant Theology and co-editor of Justifying Revolution: Law, Virtue, and Violence in the American War of Independence. He was a fellow in the James Madison Program at Princeton University in 2013-14.

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    Jesús Fernández-Villaverde (8)

    Jesús Fernández-Villaverde is currently Professor of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, where he serves as Director of Graduate Studies in the Economics Department, Visiting Professor at University of Oxford, Visiting Fellow at Nuffield College (Oxford), Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, New York, and Philadelphia and the Bank of Spain, Advisor to the Hoover Institution at Stanford University’s Regulation and Rule of Law Initiative, and a member of the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Center for Economic Policy Research. In the past, he has hold academic appointments, among others, at Harvard ...

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  • John Londregan (9)

    John Londregan is Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University.

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  • Mark Signorelli (8)

    Mark Anthony Signorelli is a poet and essayist whose work has appeared in the New English Review, the Front Porch Republic, the University Bookman, Arion, and the Evansville Review.

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  • Mark W. Leach (8)

    Mark W. Leach is an attorney from Louisville, Kentucky, and a Master of Arts in Bioethics 2012 candidate.

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  • Matthew O'Brien (8)

    Matthew B. O’Brien is a postdoctoral fellow at Villanova University.

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  • Paul R. DeHart (8)

    Paul R. DeHart is associate professor of political science at Texas State University. He is author of Uncovering the Constitution’s Moral Design (University of Missouri Press) and editor (with Carson Holloway) of Reason, Revelation, and the Civic Order: Political Philosophy and the Claims of Faith (Northern Illinois University Press).

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  • Vincent Phillip Muñoz (8)

    Vincent Phillip Muñoz is Tocqueville Associate Professor of Political Science, Concurrent Associate Professor of Law, and the founding director of the Center for Citizenship & Constitutional Government at the University of Notre Dame.

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  • Alana S. Newman (7)

    Alana Newman is the founder of AnonymousUs.org, an online story-collective regarding reproductive technologies. She is the co-author of Happy Couple Creed and regularly writes on matters of family and bioethics at AlanaNewman.com. Follow her on Twitter at 

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    Alexandra DeSanctis (9)

    Alexandra DeSanctis is a fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and co-author of Tearing Us Apart: How Abortion Harms Everything and Solves Nothing.

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  • Ben Peterson (7)

    Ben Peterson is an assistant professor of political science at Abilene Christian University. He has published essays in a number of outlets, drawing from resources in Christian social and political theory, the broader Western tradition of political thought, and contemporary social science to address questions relevant to public policy.

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    Chen Guangcheng (7)

    Chen Guangcheng is a Chinese civil rights lawyer and activist who has been a persistent voice for freedom, human dignity, and the rule of law in his native country. Working in rural communities in China, where he was known as the “barefoot lawyer,” Chen advocated for the rights of disabled people, and organized class-action litigation against the government’s violent enforcement of its one-child policy. Blind since his childhood, Chen is self-taught in the law. His human rights activism resulted in his imprisonment by the Chinese government for four years, beginning in 2006; after his release he remained under house arrest, ...

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  • Christopher White (7)

    Christopher White is the Director of Education and Programs at the Center for Bioethics and Culture and a 2013-2014 Robert Novak Fellow.

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    Dylan Pahman (8)

    Dylan Pahman is a research fellow at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty, where he serves as executive editor of the Journal of Markets & Morality. He is author of the book Foundations of a Free & Virtuous Society (2017).

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  • Edward R. Dougherty (7)

    Edward Dougherty is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, where he holds the Robert M. Kennedy '26 Chair.

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    Glenn Stanton (8)

    Glenn T. Stanton is the director of global family formation studies at Focus on the Family, the author of nine books on family, sex and gender. His latest is The Myth of the Dying Church: How Christianity is Actually Thriving in America and the World (Worthy, 2019).

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  • Howard L. Muncy (7)

    Howard L. Muncy is the Director of Operations for the Academic Freedom Alliance (AFA). Howard has lectured for the Politics Department at Princeton University. Prior to these positions, Howard taught American history for nearly twenty years at the secondary level. Howard was awarded the James Madison Memorial Fellowship in 2016 and served as President for the Kentucky Association of the Teachers of History (KATH) in 2017. He holds a Bachelor’s in History and a Master's in Education from Eastern Kentucky University. Howard also earned a Master’s in History at the University of Louisville.

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    Jamie Boulding (10)

    Jamie Boulding is Associate Director of Programs and Development at the Witherspoon Institute. He holds a Ph.D. in Theology and Science from the University of Cambridge and he is the author of The Multiverse and Participatory Metaphysics: A Theological Exploration (Routledge, 2022). He lives in the Princeton area with his wife and three daughters.

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  • John Finnis (8)

    John Finnis is Professor of Law and Legal Philosophy Emeritus in the University of Oxford and the Biolchini Family Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame. From 1986 to 1991 ...

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    Jorge Jraissati (7)

    Jorge Jraissati is the Director of Alumni of Students For Liberty, an NGO with over 2,800 freedom activists in 117 countries. His work is focused on establishing alumni initiatives aimed at advancing liberal democracy and economic development. Jorge is also an economist and a researcher at IESE Business School.

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  • L. Joseph Hebert (7)

    L. Joseph Hebert is Professor of Political Science and Leadership Studies at St. Ambrose University. He is co-editor of The Soul of Statesmanship: Shakespeare on Nature, Virtue, and Political Wisdom.

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  • Luma Simms (7)

    Luma Simms, a Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, studies the life and thought of immigrants. Her essays, articles, and book reviews have appeared in a variety of publications including National Affairs, Law and Liberty, The Wall Street Journal, National Review, the Institute for Family Studies, and others.

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    Monica Snyder is the executive director of Secular Pro-Life, an atheist-led anti-abortion organization. Secular Pro-Life seeks to build coalitions of people of any faith and no faith who oppose abortion, and specifically, to create space for atheists, agnostics, and other "non-traditional" pro-life people to do anti-abortion work.

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    Monique Robles, MD, is a board certified pediatric critical care physician. She received her bachelor of science degree in biology from Texas Woman’s University, where she participated in athletics and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She then earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, TX. While there, she founded the organization, Physicians for Life. She completed her residency in pediatrics and fellowship in pediatric critical care at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, TX. She received a certificate in Health Care Ethics from the National Catholic Bioethics Center and went on to complete ...

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  • Marianna Orlandi (1)

    Marianna Orlandi is an Italian lawyer and a 2019-2020 James Madison Program Associate Research Scholar. Her main area of interest is the ethical dimension of law and criminal law, with particular reference to the right to life. Graduating in law, magna cum laude, from the University of Padua, Italy, she continued her studies in law receiving her Ph.D. from both the University of Padua and the University of Innsbruck. After working for a pro-life NGO in the United States, she practiced as a criminal lawyer in Milan.

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    Mustafa Akyol is a Turkish journalist, and the author of Islam without Extremes: A Muslim Case for Liberty (W.W. Norton, 2011).

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    Nasser Behnegar is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Boston College and the author of Leo Strauss, Max Weber, and the Scientific Study of Politics published by the University of Chicago Press.

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    Dr. Nasser Hussain is the 2021-2022 Thomas W. Smith Postdoctoral Research Associate and Lecturer in Politics in the James Madison Program at Princeton University.

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    Nathan A. Finn is Provost and Dean of the University Faculty at North Greenville University in Tigerville, SC. He has published widely on Baptist history and theology. He also serves as a research fellow for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.

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    Nathan Swanson is a Minnesota attorney. The views expressed here are his own and do not necessarily reflect the views of his employer or of any organizations with which he is associated.

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    Dr. Nicholas Higgins is married to Anita, is the father of five children, and holds a PhD from the University of North Texas and an MA from University of Dallas. He is ...

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    Nicholas Spencer (1)

    Nicholas is a Family Pastor in Cincinnati, Ohio and a Ph.D. student at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary studying Ethics and Public Theology.

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    Nicole Penn (1)

    Nicole Penn is the Program Manager for AEI's Social, Cultural, and Constitutional Studies division. Prior to this, she served as a research assistant for AEI Senior Fellow Lynne Cheney. Nicole also previously served as an Editorial Apprentice at the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture. She holds an M.A. in History from the College of William and Mary and a B.A. in History and Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia. Ms. Penn is a member of American Purpose's editorial board and her writings have appeared in American Purpose, Law & Liberty, The Bulwark, The American ...

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    Nicole Garnett (1)

    Nicole Stelle Garnett is the John P. Murphy Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame. Her teaching and research focus on education policy and topics related to property law, land use, and urban development. In addition to dozens of scholarly articles, she is the author of two books, Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools' Importance in Urban America (University of Chicago Press, 2014) and Ordering the City: Land Use, Policing and the Restoration ...

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    Nigel Biggar is Regius Professor of Moral and Pastoral Theology, and ...

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    Nikos Salingaros is an architectural theorist, a long-time associate of Christopher Alexander, and a mathematical physicist by original profession.

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    Nathan Stone is a storyteller who looks at culture, politics, religion and history from a different POV on his YouTube Channel, Nate on the Stone, and who exercises the moral imagination in his writing. A lover of books, music and the outdoors (especially with dogs) he earned a Masters in American History from Liberty University in 2016. Subscribe to his Channel and follow him on Twitter.

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    Nuriddeen Knight is an alumna of Teachers College, Columbia University, where she earned an MA in psychology with a focus on the child and the family.

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    Dr. O. Alan Noble is Associate Professor of English at Oklahoma Baptist University, Editor-in-Chief of Christ and Pop Culture, and author of Disruptive Witness: Speaking Truth in a Distracted Age, InterVarsity Press. Dr. Noble has published articles at The Atlantic, VOX, First Things, and Christianity Today. He lives with his wife and three children.

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    Oliver Olivarez is a character in GK Chesteron’s The Surprise. The author using this pseudonym holds a PhD in political theory and yearns for the day when young academics may speak freely without ...

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    Olivia Glunz is an A.B. candidate in History at Harvard College.

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    Patrick A. Trueman is President of Morality in Media. He served as chief of the United States Department of Justice, Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Criminal Division, Washington, D. C. from 1987 to 1993.

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    Patrick lives with his family on Dumb Ox Farm, and teaches philosophy at Wake Forest University. He teaches a wide array of classes and writes about St. Thomas Aquinas, contemporary analytic metaphysics, GK Chesterton and Distributism. He's also still hard at work on a book about the art of Norman Rockwell, written more or less from the standpoint of a Chestertonian. Patrick is a graduate of Mr. Jefferson's university (UVa PhD), where he was blessed to work with Trenton Merricks; and earned his BA and MA at the Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he wrote his master's thesis under the ...

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    Paul A. Rahe is Professor of History at Hillsdale College. He is the author of Republics Ancient and Modern (1992), Against Throne and Altar (2008), Montesquieu and the Logic of Liberty (2009), Soft Despotism, Democracy’s Drift (2009), and a series of books on ancient Sparta.

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    Emeritus Professor of Psychology at New York University; Senior Scholar, Institute for the Psychological Sciences.

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    Paul Moreno is the William and Berniece Grewcock Chair in Constitutional Hisory at Hillsdale College.

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    Paul Oslington (1)

    Paul Oslington is Professor of Economics and Theology at Alphacrucis College, the national college of the Pentecostal movement in Australia. Previously he was Professor of Economics at Australian Catholic University. In 2020 he is in Princeton as a resident member of the Center of Theological Inquiry. His PhD in Economics was completed at the University of Sydney, and Doctor of Theology through University of Divinity, Melbourne. Publications include the books The Theory of International Trade and Unemployment, Adam Smith as Theologian, Oxford Handbook of Economics and Christianity, Political Economy as Natural Theology: Smith Malthus and their Followers, and current projects include ...

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    Paul G. Sturdee is a retired teacher of philosophy. He entered academia after a varied career in manufacturing industry, health care, and medical/technical sales; he has also worked in financial services. During the 1990s he taught on undergraduate and graduate courses at the University of Warwick in the UK, and was the Reviews Editor of Philosophy, Psychiatry & Psychology. His current interests range from the relationship between the idea of a moral framework and that of the sovereign individual, to wider cultural concerns about the impact of political ideologies on the moral relationship between individual and community, ...

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    Pavlos Papadopoulos is assistant professor of humanities at Wyoming Catholic College.

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    Peter Berkowitz is the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. In 2019-2021, he served as the Director of the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff, executive secretary of the department's Commission on Unalienable Rights, and senior adviser to the Secretary of State. A 2017 recipient of the Bradley Prize, he serves as director of studies for The Public Interest Fellowship and is a contributor at RealClearPolitics. He is the author of Constitutional Conservatism: Liberty, Self-Government, and Political Moderation (Hoover, 2013);

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    Peter Harrison is Emeritus Professor of History and Philosophy at the University of Queensland and a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Notre Dame, Australia.

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    Peter J. Smyczek is a First Lieutenant in the United States Air Force Reserves and is attached as an IMA to the 42ndABW Legal Office, Maxwell AFB, AL. As a civilian, he serves as a Prosecutor with the Attorney General’s Office for the State of Alabama.

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    Peter Jon Mitchell is a senior researcher at the think tank Cardus, and has spent over a decade researching Canadian families.

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    Peter C. Myers is professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

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    Peter Ramey is Associate Professor of English at Northern State University. His publications are focused on the Old English Riddles and Beowulf. He is currently at work on The Word-Hoard Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary.

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    Philip Rolnick (PhD, Duke) is Professor of Theology at the University of St. Thomas (Minnesota), Adjunct at the Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity, and Director of the Science and Theology Network (STN). He has been a Member of Notre Dame’s Seminar on Human Distinctiveness and Princeton’s Center of Theological Inquiry. His books include: Analogical Possibilities: How Words Refer to God; Person, Grace, and God; and Origins: God, Evolution, and the Question of the Cosmos

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    Philip Williamson is a litigator based in Cincinnati, Ohio. He received his BA in Theology, Philosophy, and Political Science from Ouachita Baptist University, and his JD from the University of Virginia School of Law.

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    Philip Tartaglia is the Roman Catholic Bishop of Paisley, Scotland.

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    Phillip Wozniak is currently a fourth-year medical student, a 2017 Fulbright Scholar, and a proud alumnus of the University of Dallas.

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    Ryan T. Anderson, Ph.D., President of the Ethics and Public Policy Center Father Nicanor Pier Giorgio Austriaco, O.P., Ph.D., S.T.D., Professor of Biology and of Theology, Providence College Maureen Condic, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurobiology, University of Utah Father Kevin Flannery, S.J., DPhil, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, Pontifical Gregorian University Robert P. George, J.D., D.Phil, D.C.L., D.Litt., McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, Princeton University O. Carter Snead, J.D., Professor of Law and Director of the de ...

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    Hershel Lutch (1)

    Rabbi Hershel Lutch is the Chief Financial and Operating Officer of the Tikvah Fund, a New York- and Jerusalem-based think tank and educational institution.  He is a member of the executive committee of the Rabbinical Council of America, and his scholarly articles, opinion pieces, and interviews have appeared in a wide variety of publications.  A native Bostonian, he lives in Baltimore with his wife and children.

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    Rachana Chhin (1)

    Rachana Chhin serves as Legal Counsel, UN, for ADF International in New York. In this role, he engages in written and oral advocacy, drafts interventions and submissions for the UN and related institutions, and provides counsel on issues related to life, family, religious liberty, free speech, and parental rights. Chhin is a graduate of the International Studies and Great Texts of the Western Tradition programs at Baylor University. He attained his J.D. and M.A. in Catholic Studies from the University of St. Thomas (MN) and his LL.M. ...

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    Rachel Cambre (1)

    Rachel Alexander Cambre, Ph.D., is a visiting fellow in the B. Kenneth Simon Center for American Studies and the Center for Education Policy at The Heritage Foundation.

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    Rachel Coleman (1)

    Rachel M. Coleman is an assistant professor of theology at Assumption University in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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    Rafi Eis (1)

    Rabbi Rafi Eis is the executive director of the Herzl Institute.

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    Ralph Wood (1)

    Until his recent retirement, Ralph C. Wood had served as University Professor of Theology and Literature at Baylor since 1998. He holds the B.A. and M.A. from Texas A&M University-Commerce as well as the A.M. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He has also taught at Wake Forest University, Samford University, Providence College, and Regent College in Vancouver. His major books are devoted to Flannery O’Connor, J.R.R. Tolkien, and G.K Chesterton. For his 50 years in the classroom, he received the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Conference on Christianity and Literature.

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    Reggie Littlejohn is President of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers.

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  • Renee Waller

    Renee Waller (1)

    Renée Waller is a Southern California native living in Washington, D.C. She is currently studying the Humanities at the University of Dallas and is an alumna of Biola University and the Torrey Honors College.

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    Rev. Eugene F. Rivers is Director of the Seymour Institute for Black Church and Policy Studies.

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    Richard B. Corradi, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio.

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    Richard J. Mouw (1)

    Richard Mouw is the author of more than twenty books and is a senior research fellow at the Henry Institute for the Study of Christianity and Politics at Calvin University. Previously, Mouw served as the President of Fuller Theological Seminary (1993-2013) and directed their Institute of Faith and Public Life (2013-2020). A philosopher and scholar, Dr. Mouw has been an editor of Reformed Journal and served for many years as a panelist for The Washington Post’s online forum “On Faith.” He received the Abraham Kuyper Prize for Excellence in ...

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    Richard N. Williams, PhD, is director of the Wheatley Institution at Brigham Young University.

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    Rich is a philosophy doctoral student and teaching assistant at Baylor University, specializing in ethics and political philosophy. He graduated with honors from Princeton University and has published philosophical work in Southwest Philosophy Review and the International Journal on Humanistic Ideology.

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    Richard Reeves (1)

    Richard V. Reeves is a senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution, where he holds the John C. and Nancy D. Whitehead Chair and leads the Boys and Men Project. His research focuses on boys and men, inequality, and social mobility.

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  • Richard Weikart (1)

    Richard Weikart is professor of modern European history at California State University, Stanislaus. He is author of six books, including The Death of Humanity: And the Case for Life and Hitler's Religion. His current book project will provide a history and critique of euthanasia and assisted suicide.

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    Richard Whitekettle holds a PhD in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from Yale University. He is Professor of Religion at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI.

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    Rida Fozi is an active member of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) and a frequent writer for ICNA.org. A resident of New York, she graduated from Brooklyn College cum laude with a bachelor of arts in English.

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    Rita Joseph is author of "Human Rights and the Unborn Child" (Leiden & Boston, Martinus Nijhoff, 2009). In addition to being a wife and mother over forty years, she has been a writer, a part-time lecturer, and a human rights advocate specializing in the philosophy and language of human rights law. As an adviser to various delegations at the United Nations, she has had extensive experience in unpacking and negotiating the texts of numerous human rights documents. While at the UN in New York, she became interested in researching the founding instruments of the United States—the Declaration of Independence and ...

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    Rivka Edelman is a visiting professor of literature and writing. She has published widely under a different name. She is also a feminist, a children’s rights activist, and an active member in the network of adult children raised in LBGT households.

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    Rebecca Oas is the Associate Director of Research for the Center for Family and Human Rights (C-Fam) in Washington, D.C. Before joining C-Fam, Rebecca earned her doctorate in Genetics and Molecular Biology at Emory University. She has written for Human Life International as a Fellow of HLI America and is has served as a Contributing Editor for HLI. Among her focus areas are global maternal and child health and family planning, and her articles on these topics have appeared in such publications as the New Atlantis, the Hill, and the Christian Journal of Global Health. Rebecca is a graduate ...

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    Rob Schwarzwalder is Senior Vice President of the Family Research Council.

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    Robert Clarke is a UK-qualified barrister and serves as Director of European Advocacy for ADF International from its headquarters in Vienna, Austria. ADF International is a legal advocacy organization that protects fundamental freedoms and promotes the inherent dignity of all people. Follow Rob on Twitter at @Rob_ADFIntl.

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    Robert Moffit (1)

    Robert E. Moffit is a senior fellow at The Heritage Foundation, and former Chairman of the Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC).  Moffit has long specialized in health care and entitlement programs, especially Medicare. He brings to the health reform effort his government experience as a Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and a senior official of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), where he served during the Reagan administration. Moffit’s articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The ...

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    Robert F. Cochran, Jr. is the Louis D. Brandeis Professor of Law Emeritus at Pepperdine University. He has published 10 books and over 60 articles. His books include Christian Perspectives on Legal Thought (with Michael McConnell and Angela Carmella); Agape, Justice, and Law (with Zachary Calo); Faith and Law; Law and the Bible: Justice, Mercy, and Legal Institutions (with David VanDrunen);

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    Robert G. Kennedy is professor of Catholic Studies at the University of St. Thomas (MN). He earned his PhD in Medieval Studies at the University of Notre Dame and often writes on professional ethics and the Catholic social tradition. His most recent book is Justice in Taxation (Acton Institute, 2018).

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    Robert Wilken (1)

    Robert Louis Wilken is William R. Kenan Professor Emeritus of the ­History of Christianity at the University of Virginia. 

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    Roberta Green Ahmanson is a writer and philanthropist whose public activities are focused on deepening awareness and understanding of the role of religion in public life, the importance of knowing history to understand the present, and the vital role the arts play in shaping human experience. Since 1986, Ahmanson has worked with her husband, Howard, in shaping the granting priorities of his private philanthropy, Fieldstead and Company. In that time, the Ahmansons have sponsored a number of art exhibitions at museums in the U.K. and the United States, including several at their gallery in Irvine, California. A frequent lecturer, Ahmanson ...

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    Dr. Roberta Bayer is a Garwood Visiting Fellow at the James Madison Program and Associate Professor at Patrick Henry College.

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    Roger Severino is director of the Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society, of the Institute for Family, Community, and Opportunity, at the Heritage Foundation.

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    Roger Trigg is the author of many philosophy books (latterly on religion in public life, and religious freedom). He is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Warwick, and Senior Research Fellow at the Ian Ramsey Centre, University of Oxford. He was Founding President of the British Society for Philosophy of Religion.

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    Ronen Shoval (1)

    Dr. Ronen Shoval is an Israeli philosopher and a Visiting Fellow in Jewish and Political Thought at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. His research delves into the intricate relationship between theology, politics, and society. Currently, he heads the Argaman Institute for Advanced Studies in Jerusalem. Previously, during 2022-23, he served as an Associate Research Scholar and Lecturer in Politics at Princeton University.

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    Rose Brugger is a senior studying philosophy and political theory at Baylor University.

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    Ross Douthat is an opinion columnist for the New York Times. He is the author, most recently, of The Deep Places: A Memoir of Illness and Discovery. He lives with his wife and four children in New Haven, CT.

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    Roger Scruton is Research Professor at the Institute for the Psychological Sciences, Arlington, VA.

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    Ryan Everson is a seminarian for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix. He is formerly an editor for Alliance Defending Freedom and the president of Phoenix Pro-Life Future.

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    Ryan ("Bud") Marr has served as the Director of the National Institute for Newman Studies and Associate Editor of the Newman Studies Journal since September of 2017. He is the author of To Be Perfect Is to Have Changed Often: The Development of John Henry Newman's Ecclesiological Outlook, 1845–1877 (Rowman & Littlefield, 2018), and has also contributed essays to Newman and Life in the Spirit (Fortress Press, 2014), Learning from All the Faithful (Pickwick, 2016), and The Oxford Handbook of John Henry Newman (Oxford ...

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    Saba Ahmed is a Pakistani-American Muslimah currently pursuing her Patent Attorney career at the US Patent & Trademark Office. She recently completed her LLM in law and government at American University Washington School of Law and obtained her JD from Lewis & Clark Law School, her MBA from the University of Portland, and her BS in electrical engineering and physics from Portland State University in Oregon. She has worked at top law firms, corporations, and government positions for several years in various engineering, management, and legal positions. Saba recently moved to Washington, DC, from Oregon and is living her dream ...

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    Salim Furth, Ph.D., is a research fellow in macroeconomics at the Heritage Foundation and is learning to be a father. His opinions do not necessarily reflect those of his employer.

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    Sally White is a physician with forty years experience caring for older adults and people struggling with substance abuse issues. She lives in her childhood home on a farm in northern New York where she and her husband homeschooled their children.

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    Sally Thomas is the author of a poetry collection, Motherland, a finalist for the 2018 Able Muse Book Award and forthcoming from Able Muse Press in May 2020. Her poems and other writing have appeared recently in Dappled Things, Forma, Local Culture, Measure Review, North American Anglican, Plough Quarterly, and Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry. She lives with her family in North Carolina.

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    Salvatore Cordileone (1)

    Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone was ordained to the priesthood in San Diego on July 9, 1982. He continued his studies at Gregorian University from 1985-89, earning a doctorate in canon law. The Archbishop was appointed Judicial Vicar for the Diocese of San Diego in 1990 and served as an assistant to the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura from 1995-2002. On July 5, 2002, Pope John Paul II appointed him the Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of San Diego, where he served until his appointment as Bishop of Oakland on March 23, 2009. On July 27, 2012, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him as the ninth Archbishop of San Francisco. ...

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    Santiago Ramos is a writer living in Boston. For more information, go to his website.

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    Sarah Soltis teaches at a classical Christian school in Philadelphia and is pursuing an MFA at the University of St. Thomas in Houston. She has worked as Managing Editor for Front Porch Republic, and her writing has appeared in First Things, Plough, Ekstasis Magazine, and elsewhere.

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    Sarah Torre is a Policy Analyst at the Heritage Foundation.

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    Scott Buchanan is a qualified social worker who currently practices in the public mental health sector. Scott also holds a BA in International Relations (Hons.) from the University of Melbourne, and is presently completing a Masters of Divinity at Ridley Theological College, Melbourne. Some of Scott's other writings can be found at scottlbuchanan.wordpress.com.

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    Scott F. Crider is Professor of English at the University of Dallas in the Constantin College of Liberal Arts. He took his Ph.D. from the University of California, Riverside in 1994. An award-winning teacher at both Riverside and Dallas, he ran UD’s Writing Program and its Seven Arts of Language Program for several years each, and has served as Associate Dean of Constantin College. His areas of specialization are Shakespeare and Rhetorical Studies, and he has written three books: The Office of Assertion: An Art of Rhetoric for the Academic Essay (2005); With What Persuasion: An Essay ...

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    Dr. Scott Hahn is the Fr. Michael Scanlan Professor at Franciscan University of Steubenville and Founder and President of the St. Paul Center. The author and editor of over forty popular and academic books, Dr. Hahn’s works include best-selling titles Rome Sweet Home, The Lamb’s Supper, and Hail Holy Queen.

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    Scott Roniger (1)

    Dr. Scott J. Roniger is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and currently holds the Fr. Robert H. Taylor, S.J. Chair in Philosophy. He has published scholarly articles on Catholic social teaching, Aristotelian metaphysics, phenomenology, Thomistic natural law theory, ethics and political philosophy, and philosophy of literature. He is currently editing a collection of essays by Russell Hittinger entitled On the Dignity of Society: Essays on Catholic Social Teaching. He is also a faculty fellow at the Lumen Christi Institute.

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    Kevin “Seamus” Hasson is the founder of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, the first-ever pro-bono religious liberty law firm dedicated to defending people of all faiths. Hasson stepped down as president in 2011 due to Parkinson’s, but continues to serve as president emeritus and on the board. Hasson is the author of The Right to be Wrong: Ending the Culture War over Religion in America ...

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    Seana Sugrue is Associate Professor of Politics at Ave Maria University, and former Associate Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University.

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    Dr. Seow Hon Tan is Associate Professor of Law specializing in legal philosophy at the School of Law, Singapore Management University. Her research focuses on surrogacy, euthanasia, abortion, natural law theory, and legal education. She holds an SJD and an LLM from Harvard Law School, where she was a Byse Fellow and a Landon Gammon Fellow, and an LLB from the National University of Singapore. She is the author of Justice as Friendship: A Theory of Law.

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    Seth Higgins (1)

    Seth Higgins, a native of Saint Marys, Pennsylvania, is a former Krauthammer Fellow with The Tikvah Fund.

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    Shane Scott was born and raised in Central Kentucky. He received an M.A. in Theology from Cincinnati Christian Seminary in 1991, and has preached for churches in Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, and Tennessee. Currently he preaches for the Church of Christ at Valrico, Florida.

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    Rabbi Dr. Shimon Cowen is Director of the Institute for Judaism and Civilization in Melbourne, Australia. He is the author of Politics and Universal Ethics, The Theory and Practice of Universal Ethics—the Noahide Laws, and Homosexuality, Marriage and Society. Email: director@ijc.com.au.

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    Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Brody is the executive director of Ematai and a columnist for the Jerusalem Post. He is the author, most recently, of Ethics of Our Fighters: A Jewish View on War and Morality (Maggid Books).

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    Sonja Corbitt is the host of "Evangelista Bible Study" for the CatholicTV network and creator of “the best modernization of lectio,” the LOVE the Word® method and journal. She is a Catholic Scripture teacher, best-selling author, and Telly Award winning broadcaster. Find her at biblestudyevangelista.com, where you can also hear her newest study series on the O Antiphons for Advent.

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    Dr. Stanley Goldfarb, a former Professor and Associate Dean of Curriculum at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, is chairman of Do No Harm.

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    Stephanie H. Murray is public policy researcher turned freelance journalist and contributing writer for The Atlantic.

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    Stephanie Slade is managing editor at Reason magazine. In 2016, she was selected to the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship. In 2013, she was named a finalist for the Bastiat Prize for Journalism.

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    Stephen Austin (1)

    Stephen W. Austin is a retired Army officer, father, and grandfather living outside Philadelphia.

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    Stephen M. Barr is a theoretical particle physicist and professor at the University of Delaware. He is the author of “Modern Physics and Ancient Faith.”

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    Stephen O. Presley serves as the Senior Fellow for Religion and Public Life at the Center for Religion, Culture & Democracy, and Associate Professor of Church History at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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    Steven Tucker is a UK-based writer whose work has appeared online and in print worldwide. His next book, Hitler's & Stalin's Misuse of Science (Frontline/Pen & Sword), examining the similarities between the ideologically corrupted sciences of the Soviets and Nazis, and the equally ideologically corrupted woke sciences of today, will be published in October 2023.

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    Steven Wedgeworth (1)

    Steven Wedgeworth (M.Div, Reformed Theological Seminary) is the Associate Pastor of Faith Reformed Presbyterian Church in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is a board member with the Davenant Institute and has contributed essays for the Journal of Law and Religion, The Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, and The Gospel Coalition.

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    Suhail A. Khan serves on the board of directors of the American Conservative Union and as chairman of the Conservative Inclusion Coalition, an organization dedicated to the political involvement of Americans of all ethnic, racial, and faith backgrounds.

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    Susan E. Wills, Esq., is assistant director for education and outreach at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities.

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    Suzy is the Founder of Cornerstone, a non-profit communication center. She is the author of many books and has presented at the World Meeting of Families during Pope Francis’ visit to the United States. She works with refugee families at the border of Syria and in the United States in providing integration counseling.

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  • Tadeusz Pacholczyk (1)

    Rev. Tadeusz Pacholczyk, Ph.D. currently serves as the Director of Education at The National Catholic Bioethics Center in Philadelphia. He is a priest of the diocese of Fall River, Massachusetts. He writes and speaks widely on bioethics and medical ethics. He earned a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Yale University, where he focused on cloning genes for neurotransmitter transporters expressed in the brain. He later worked as a molecular biologist at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. He studied for 5 years in Rome at both the Gregorian University and the Lateran University, where he did advanced work in dogmatic ...

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    Tapio Puolimatka is a Professor of Educational Theory and Tradition at the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland, and an Adjunct Professor of Practical Philosophy at the University of Helsinki, Finland. His research is mainly in the areas of educational and moral philosophy.

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  • Taryn DeLong

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    Taryn DeLong is the co-president and editor-in-chief of Catholic Women in Business, whose mission is to provide Catholic women business owners, professionals, and leaders with the educational and spiritual resources they need to excel in their vocation to business. Her first book, written with her co-president Elise Crawford Gallagher, will be out in fall 2024 from Ave Maria Press. Taryn lives outside Raleigh, North Carolina, with her family.

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    Teresa Bejan (1)

    Teresa M. Bejan is Professor of Political Theory and a Fellow of Oriel College at the University of Oxford.

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    Dr. Thaddeus J. Kozinski is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Humanities at Wyoming Catholic College and author of The Political Problem of Religious Pluralism: And Why Philosophers Can't Solve It.

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    Bishop Thomas John Paprocki Paprocki is the ninth Bishop of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois (installed on June 22, 2010). Growing up in Chicago, he was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Chicago in 1978. After ordination, he studied law at DePaul University College of Law and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1981. He serves as the Chairman of the Episcopal Advisory Board of Catholic Athletes for Christ. His first book, Holy Goals for Body and Soul: Eight Steps to Connect Sports with God and Faith, was published by Ave Maria Press (Notre Dame, Indiana), in 2013. His second ...

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    Theodore Camp is a pseudonym for a writer and non-profit employee based in New York City.

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    Thomas D. Grant, an international law scholar at the University of Cambridge, is author of Recognition of States: Law and Practice in Debate and Evolution(1999).

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    Thomas D. D’Andrea is a former Visiting Fellow at the James Madison Program of Princeton University and a former fellow of Wolfson College at Cambridge University. He has lectured with the Politics Department at Princeton and in the Department of Moral Philosophy at the University of St. Andrews. His research interests include the moral and political thought of the Aristotelian tradition. He has published articles and reviews in ancient philosophy, medieval philosophy, ethics, and the philosophy of religion. He is considered an expert in the philosophical thought of Alasdair MacIntyre and his book on this matter "

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    Thomas G. West holds the Potter Chair in Politics at Hillsdale College. His Hillsdale faculty page has pdfs of many of his publications. He is the author of three books: Plato’s Apology of Socrates (1979), Vindicating the Founders (1997), and The Political Theory of the American Founding (2017).

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    Thomas Howes is a 2022-2023 Postdoctoral Fellow at the James Madison Program and a Lecturer in Politics at Princeton University. He is also affiliated with the Austrian Institute in Vienna, Austria as a Research Fellow. He received his PhD in Philosophy at Catholic University of America and is a member of the James Madison Society at Princeton University. He is currently working on a book manuscript on political ethics that is informed by contemporary natural law theory.

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    Thomas Kohler (1)

    Thomas C. Kohler is the Concurrent Professor of Law and Philosophy at Boston College Law School. He is an internationally recognized authority on the labor and employment laws of the United States and other western nations, with an emphasis on German law. He has served as Fulbright Visiting Professor on the law faculty of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität (Frankfurt am Main), the Audi Visiting Professor at the Katholische Universität Eichstätt (Germany) and served as a visiting professor on the faculties of the University of Texas School of Law and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business. ...

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    Thomas S. Kidd is research professor of church history at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City. His most recent book is Thomas Jefferson: A Biography of Spirit and Flesh.

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    Fr. Berg currently serves as vice rector, professor of moral theology and director of admissions at St Joseph's Seminary in Yonkers, NY. He has published extensively in moral theology, bioethics, seminary formation, and contemporary Church issues. He is author of Hurting in the Church: A Way Forward for Wounded Catholics.

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    Thomas Holman (1)

    Thomas W. Holman is a military veteran pursuing graduate studies in political theory at the Catholic University of America. More of his work can be found at mobtruth.net

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    Thomas Ward (1)

    Thomas M. Ward is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Baylor University, and a Visiting Professor at Hildegard College. He blogs at www.thomasmward.com.

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    Tiffany Barron is a graduate student in the Princeton University Department of Politics, studying international relations and comparative politics.

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    Tim Goeglein is the Vice President for External Relations at Focus on the Family. He served in high-level government posts for the past two decades. He worked as Special Assistant to President George W. Bush, where he was the Deputy Director of the White House Office of Public Liaison.

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    Timothy Burns (1)

    Timothy W. Burns is a professor of political science and graduate program director at Baylor University. His research interests include the history of political thought from Homer to Strauss, politics and literature, and liberal education. His most recent book is Leo Strauss on Democracy, Technology, and Liberal Education. He is also the author of Shakespeare’s Political Wisdom, co-author (with Thomas L. Pangle) of Introduction to Political Philosophy, editor of Brill’s Companion to Leo Strauss’ Writings on Classical Political Thought, co-editor (with Peter Lawler) of The Future of Liberal Education

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    Titus Techera is the Executive Director of the American Cinema Foundation, host of the ACF podcasts, a film critic for Law & Liberty and the Acton Institute, contributor to Modern Age, columnist for Return and European Conservative, and editor-in-chief of PostModern Conservative.

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  • Travis Curtright (1)

    Travis Curtright, Phd, is Professor of Humanities and Literature at Ave Maria University. He is also the editor of Moreana: Thomas More and Renaiss.

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    Travis Weber serves as Vice President for Policy at Family Research Council. He holds a J.D. from Regent University School of Law, and an LL.M. in International Law along with a Certificate in International Human Rights Law from Georgetown University Law Center.

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  • Trivius G. Caldwell (1)

    Trivius Caldwell is an active duty Army officer. Previously, he served as Assistant Professor of English at the United States Military Academy at West Point. He earned a BA in English at Tuskegee University and an MA in Literary Studies at Auburn University.

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    Tsh Oxenreider is the author of several books, including Shadow & Light, a guide for the Advent season, and At Home in the World, the story about her family’s year traveling around the world out of backpacks. She’s also a podcaster, writes a long-running newsletter, leads annual bookworm pilgrimages to London, and helps people write their own customized Rules of Life. Learn more at tshoxenreider.com.

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  • Tyler VanderWeele (1)

    Tyler J. VanderWeele, Ph.D., is the John L. Loeb and Frances Lehman Loeb Professor of Epidemiology in the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Director of the Human Flourishing Program and Co-Director of the Initiative on Health, Religion and Spirituality at Harvard University. He holds degrees from the University of Oxford, University of Pennsylvania, and Harvard University in mathematics, philosophy, theology, finance and applied economics, and biostatistics. His methodological research concerns causal inference and measurement; and his empirical research spans psychiatric, perinatal, and social epidemiology; the science of happiness ...

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    Victor V. Claar is associate professor of economics at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, where he holds the BB&T Distinguished Professorship in Free Enterprise. He is the coauthor of two books: Economics in Christian Perspective and The Keynesian Revolution and Our Empty Economy. Dr. Claar is an elected member of the Mont Pelerin Society and the Philadelphia Society. He also serves on the Research Advisory Board of the James Madison Institute, as an Affiliate Scholar at ...

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    W. Justin Dyer, PhD, is an assistant professor at Brigham Young University. He researches topics on family life and teaches family courses as well as graduate statistics courses.

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    Walter R. Schumm is a professor of family studies at Kansas State University and a retired colonel, US Army, with over twenty-five military decorations and over 300 scholarly publications and two books, ...

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    Wayne Miller is a retired librarian and library director. His thirty-five year career spanned medical, school, public, and university libraries. ...

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    Wendell Cox is Principal of Demographia and Senior Fellow Urban Reform Institute.

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    Weronika Janczuk graduated from NYU in 2013 with a self-designed B.A. in the philosophy of the human person. She worked for five years with FEMM, a non-profit providing education and medical protocols rooted in contemporary advances in reproductive endocrinology, and is a certified FEMM Teacher. She now represents an array of fiction and non-fiction projects as a literary agent.

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    Lawyer and award-winning author, Wesley J. Smith, is the host of the Humanize podcast and Chair of the Discovery Institute’s Center on Human Exceptionalism. In May 2004, because of his work in bioethics, Smith was named one of the nation’s premier experts in bioengineering by the National Journal. In 2008, the Human Life Foundation named him a Great Defender of Life for his work against assisted suicide. Smith left the practice of law in 1985 to pursue a career in writing and public advocacy. He is the author or coauthor of ...

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    William Happer is the Cyrus Fogg Brackett Professor of Physics at Princeton University. From 1991 to 1993 he served as director of the Office of Energy Research in the U.S. Department of Energy.

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    Dr. William B. Allen is Emeritus Dean of James Madison College and Emeritus Professor of Political Science at Michigan State University and has been a member of the Mackinac Center Board of Scholars since 1995. Currently, he is a Veritas Fund Senior Professor in the Matthew J. Ryan Center for the Study of Free Institutions and the Public Good at Villanova University and also a Visiting Professor in History and American Government at the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University. Previously, he taught at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California. He earned his Ph.D. in Government from the Claremont Graduate University. ...

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    William Hay (1)

    William Anthony Hay, 2019-2020 James Madison Program Garwood Visiting Fellow, Princeton University is Professor of History at Mississippi State University. His books include Lord Liverpool: A Political Life (2018) and The Whig Revival, 1808-1830 (2005), and he is currently writing a book entitled King George’s Generals: Strategy, Policy and Britain’s War for America, 1763-1781. Elected a fellow of the Royal Historical Society in 2009, he is a past-president of the Southern Conference on British Studies. Professor Hay holds a Ph.D. in Modern European and International History and an M.A. in European History from the University of Virginia. He graduated ...

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  • William English (1)

    William English is currently a Fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. He received his PhD inpolitical science from Duke University in 2010.

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  • William Nolan (1)

    Will Nolan is a graduate student in philosophy at the University of Oxford and a Barry Scholar at the Canterbury Institute. His main interests are in metaphysics, Aristotelianism, and medieval philosophy. Previously, he received an AB in philosophy from Princeton, where he wrote for The Princeton Tory, before teaching high school at a classical curriculum academy.

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    William Arie van Wijngaarden is Professor of Physics at York University in Toronto, Canada. He has more than 80 refereed publications, he has given over 200 presentations, and his recent research has investigated climate change. He and his wife Theresa are the proud parents of five children.

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    William W. Beach directed The Heritage Foundation’s Center for Data Analysis from 1995 until January 28, when he joined the Republican staff of the Senate Budget Committee as chief economist and senior adviser.

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    Willis Renuart is a former attorney and restaurant owner living in Akron Ohio. He is a frequent contributor to the Front Porch Republic.

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    Fr. Wilson D. Miscamble, C.S.C., is a Priest in the Congregation of Holy Cross and professor of history at the University of Notre Dame.

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  • Xavier Symons

    Xavier Symons (1)

    Xavier Symons is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Plunkett Centre for Ethics, The Australian Catholic University, and a Fulbright Future Postdoctoral Scholar at the Kennedy Institute for Ethics, Georgetown University.

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    Yahya Cholil Staquf is a distinguished Muslim scholar, General Secretary of Indonesia’s Nahdlatul Ulama (NU)—the world’s largest Muslim organization, with over 90 million followers and 14,000 madrasahs—and co-founder of a global movement (“Humanitarian Islam”) that seeks to restore rahmah (universal love and compassion) to its rightful place as the primary message of Islam.

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    Yasser Khalil is a journalist based in Cairo, Egypt. He is also an alumnus of The Witherspoon Institute’s 2009 and 2011 Islam and Civil Society Seminars.

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    Zachary Pohlman (1)

    Zachary B. Pohlman is a lawyer in the Midwest. He received his J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Notre Dame Law Review.

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    Zachary D. Schmoll is the founder of Entering the Public Square. He is a PhD student in humanities at Faulkner University.

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    Zena Hitz is a Tutor at St. John's College in Annapolis and the author of Lost In Thought: The Hidden Pleasures of an Intellectual Life (Princeton University Press, 2020).

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    Alan Branch is Professor of Christian Ethics at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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    Alexander Salter (1)

    Alexander William Salter is the Georgie G. Snyder Associate Professor of Economics in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University, the Comparative Economics Research Fellow at TTU's Free Market Institute, and an associate editor of the Journal of Private Enterprise. He is also a Sound Money Project senior fellow and a Young Voices senior contributor. His first book, Money and the Rule of Law: Generality and Predictability in Monetary Institutions​, is published by Cambridge University Press (May 2021).

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    Andrea Mrozek is Program Director of Cardus Family. She writes and speaks about marriage, child care, women's issues and how family life affects the economy, and vice versa. Born in Toronto, Andrea has a Master of Arts in History from the University of Toronto.

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    Andrew Beckwith has served as president of the Massachusetts Family Institute, the local associate for Focus on the Family, since 2014. Andrew is a graduate of Gordon College and the University of Minnesota Law School and serves as an allied attorney with Alliance Defending Freedom, focusing on religious liberty cases.

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    April Readlinger (1)

    April Readlinger has a B.A. in Economics and a B.S. in Communications from Boston University and a law degree from Tulane Law School. Prior to joining CanaVox, April worked as an attorney in New York, where she focused on International litigation, and before that, she spent eight years working in the federal courts in New Orleans. As Executive Director of CanaVox, April is responsible for managing all aspects of CanaVox’s reading group program, as well as creating and implementing new opportunities to move the organization into the future. She lives in Princeton with her ...

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    Arthur Laffer (1)

    Arthur B. Laffer is the founder and chairman of Laffer Associates, an economic research and consulting firm. Dr. Laffer has distinction in many publications as “The Father of Supply-Side Economics.” Dr. Laffer was a member of President Reagan’s Economic Policy Advisory Board for both of his terms (1981-1989) and was a founding member of the Reagan Executive Advisory Committee for the presidential race of 1980.  He also advised Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on fiscal policy in the UK during the 1980s. In 2019, Dr. Laffer was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Donald Trump. Dr. Laffer currently sits on ...

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  • Ashley Fernandes (1)

    Ashley K. Fernandes, MD, PhD, is the Associate Director of the Center for Bioethics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, and a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Fernandes received an MD from The Ohio State University and a PhD in Philosophy from Georgetown University, with a focus on bioethics. He currently directs ethics education for all pediatric residents at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. His scholarly interests include clinical pediatric ethics, the philosophy of medicine, and Medicine and the Holocaust studies. After more than a decade of practicing hospital pediatrics, he is now ...

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    Ben Sixsmith is a writer living in Poland. His essays and reviews have been published by Quillette, The Spectator USA, The Catholic Herald, The American Conservative, Public Discourse, Front Porch Republic, Areo, Unherd, and Arc Digital.

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    Benjamin Weingarten is a Senior Contributor at The Federalist, Columnist at Newsweek, Fellow of the Claremont Institute, author of American Ingrate (Bombardier, 2020), and 2019 Robert Novak Journalism Fellow at The Fund for American Studies.

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  • Beverly Nuckols (1)

    Beverly Nuckols is a Christian wife, mother, and physician advocate for human rights and traditional medical ethics.

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    Bill Lee is the 50th Governor of Tennessee and was elected in 2018.

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  • Bradford P. Wilson (1)

    Bradford P. Wilson is Executive Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions and Lecturer in Politics at Princeton University. He is a Faculty Fellow in Butler College at Princeton, and serves as President of the Association for the Study of Free Institutions.

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  • Brandon Myers (1)

    Brandon D. Myers is a graduate of Taylor University (2009) and of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He currently serves as Senior Pastor of Christ The King Reformed Baptist Church in Niles, IL (ctkrbc.org) and is a PhD student in Educational Studies at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

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    Brandon Wall is a Marriage and Family Therapist in Iowa City.

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    Bronwen McShea (1)

    Bronwen McShea (M.T.S., Harvard University; Ph.D., Yale University) is an historian based in New York City.  She is the author of three books, has contributed to The Wall Street Journal, First Things, and a range of other journals and magazines. Since 2020, she has taught Church History for the Augustine Institute Graduate School. Prior to that, she was an Associate Research Scholar with the James Madison Program at Princeton University.

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    Bruno V. Manno is senior advisor, emeritus, for the Walton Family Foundation and a former U.S Assistant Secretary of Education for Policy.

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    C. Ben Mitchell is the recently retired Graves Chair of Moral Philosophy at Union University and is currently serving as Distinguished Fellow of the Tennessee Center for Bioethics & Culture.

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    Dr. Chad Pecknold is an Associate Professor of Theology and a Fellow of the Institute of Human Ecology at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

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    Daniel Lage (1)

    Dr. Daniel E. Lage, MD, MSc is a medical oncology fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He is also a clinical fellow in medicine at Harvard Medical School. After graduating from Harvard College, he completed graduate study at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar before attending Harvard Medical School. His clinical focus is in genitourinary oncology, and his research focuses on developing novel health care delivery models to improve the palliative and supportive care provided to patients with advanced cancer. He is a co-founder of the Hippocratic Forum.

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  • Daniel Heimbach (1)

    Daniel Heimbach is Senior Professor of Christian Ethics at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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    Daniel J. Hay is a litigator in Washington, DC.

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    Daniel McCarthy is director of the Robert Novak Journalism Program at the Fund for American Studies and the editor of Modern Age.

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    David Stevens, M.D., is the CEO of the Christian Medical & Dental Associations.

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    Dianne Marie Johnson received her nursing license in 1972 and recently retired after 44 years of bedside nursing. She worked as an oncology certified nurse in radiation oncology and has extensive experience in coronary care, intensive care and as a “pioneer” nurse in radiology nursing. In 1998 she received her B.A. with double majors in Philosophy and Catholic Studies. In 2006 she received her M. A. in Catholic Studies with emphasis in biomedical ethics from the University of St. Thomas in St Paul, MN. In 2001 she founded Curatio, in part to answer her own longing for integrity between her faith and her work, ...

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    George Nash (1)

    Dr. George H. Nash is a professional historian and lecturer. He is the author of The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America Since 1945, Reappraising the Right, and several volumes about the life of Herbert Hoover.  He is a Senior Fellow of the Russell Kirk Center tor Cultural Renewal and a recipient of the Richard M. Weaver Prize for Scholarly Letters. He holds a doctorate in History from Harvard University.

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  • James R. Harrigan (3)

    James R. Harrigan is Managing Director of the Center for Philosophy of Freedom at the University of Arizona, and the F.A. Hayek Distinguished Fellow at the Foundation for Economic Education. He is also co-host of the Words & Numbers podcast. Dr. Harrigan was previously Dean of the American University of Iraq-Sulaimani, and later served as Director of Academic Programs at the Institute for Humane Studies and Strata, where he was also Senior Research Fellow. He has written extensively for the popular press, with articles appearing in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, U.S. News and World Report, and ...

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    Dr. Thomas W. Smith is the Anne Quinn Welsh Endowed Chair and Director of the Honors Program at Villanova University. Dr. Smith was the founding chair of the Department of Humanities at Villanova. He received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and his Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame. Three time recipient of the Martin Manley Distinguished Teaching Award in Villanova’s Political Science Department he was also awarded Villanova’s Lindback Award for Teaching Excellence in 2001. He is the author of Revaluing Ethics: Aristotle’s Dialectical Pedagogy (SUNY Press 2001). His teaching and scholarship focuses on the history ...

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    Elissa Sanchez-Speach, MD, is a family physician in private practice in Rochester, New York.

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  • Elizabeth A. Clark (1)

    Elizabeth A. Clark is Associate Director of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies at Brigham Young University.

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  • Emanuela Midolo (1)

    Emanuela is a Research Fellow in Ethics and Bioethics at Research Ethics and Integrity Committee of the Italian National Center of Research and a Visiting Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University. She is also an Italian criminal law attorney specialized in human rights law. She is experienced in Clinical Ethics consultation and she also was an Adjunct Professor in Bioethics, Human Rights, History of Medicine and Professional Ethics at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Rome.

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    Eric Scheidler (1)

    Eric Scheidler is the executive director of the Pro-Life Action League, founded in 1980 by his late father, veteran pro-life leader Joe Scheidler. The League recruits, equips, and trains pro-life Americans to put their convictions into action at the grassroots level through peaceful direct action. Eric is also a recognized expert on the pro-life movement, abortion, and anti-abortion messaging.

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    Erin Tuttle is a research fellow with American Principles Project Foundation.

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    Evelyn Birge Vitz is Professor of French and Affiliated Professor of Comparative Literature at New York University.

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    Garrett Bauman is a recent ARFP intern.

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    Germain Grisez was a French-American philosopher. Grisez's development of ideas from Thomas Aquinas has redirected Roman Catholic thought and changed the way it has engaged with secular moral philosophy.

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    Greg F. Burke (1)

    Dr. Greg F. Burke graduated from the Jefferson Medical College and pursued internal medicine training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. He joined the Geisinger Medical Center as an associate in 1992 and has maintained an active internal medicine practice there since then. He has served in several administrative roles, most recently as the Chief Patient Experience Officer of Geisinger Health. He has served on the hospital’s ethics committee since 1994. Dr. Burke has an ongoing interest in Catholic bioethics and serves as co-chairman of the Catholic Medical Association’...

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    Gustavo Alcantar (1)

    Gustavo is an undergraduate senior at Columbia University majoring in Economics with a concentration in History. He is an active member of the Columbia Catholic Ministry, Undergraduate Law Review, and Student Governing Board.

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    Hal Boyd is an Associate Professor of Family Life at Brigham Young University and a fellow of the Wheatley Institution.

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    Shaykh Hamza Yusuf is President of Zaytuna College.

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    Hope Kean graduated from Princeton University in 2018. She is a member of Princeton’s Aquinas community and a student member of the Thomistic Institute, part of the Dominican House of Studies in Washington DC.

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    James De Marcellus (1)

    James de Marcellus is a fourth-year foreign affairs major at the University of Virginia and a 2023 summer intern at the Witherspoon Institute.

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    Jane Orient, M.D., is the Executive Director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons.

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    Janet Morana is the executive director of Priests for Life and co-founder of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign.

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    Jason S. Carroll is a Professor in the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University and the Associate Director of the Wheatley Institution. He has published widely on sexuality, marriage, and family issues; and was honored for Distinguished Mid-Career Achievement by the International Association for Relationship Research.

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    Jeffrey Riley is Professor of Ethics at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

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  • John Ballantyne (1)

    John Ballantyne is a Melbourne-based historian and journalist.

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    Brewer Eberly is a PGY-3 and chief resident in Family Medicine at AnMed Health Family Medicine Residency in Anderson, South Carolina. He is a former fellow of both the Theology, Medicine, & Culture Fellowship at Duke Divinity School and the Paul Ramsey Fellowship with the Center for Bioethics & Culture. He has been published widely, including Academic Medicine, JAMA, AMA Journal of Ethics, Christianity Today, The New Atlantis, and elsewhere. After graduation, Brewer plans to practice and teach at the intersections of family medicine, medical ethics, and aesthetics, with interests in medical trainee formation, beauty, and practical wisdom.

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  • John Safranek (1)

    John Safranek, MD, is a medical doctor practicing in Nebraska. He also holds a PhD in philosophy from the Catholic University of America, and his writings have appeared in the Hastings Center Report, the Texas Review of Law and Politics, and the University of Colorado Law Review.

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  • John Schirger, M.D. (1)

    John Schirger, M.D., is President of the Catholic Medical Association.

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    John is one of the chief neurology residents at Mass General Brigham at Harvard Medical School, with plans to sub-specialize in neuro-oncology. He has published on palliative care in Lancet Oncology, Journal of Palliative Medicine, and Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, and he is the author of the book APCA Atlas of Palliative Care Development in Africa. John graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. with Honors and Distinction in Policy Analysis and Management. He was accepted into the Humanities and Medicine Early Acceptance Program at the Icahn School of Medicine where he was a Dean's Scholar in ...

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    Jonathan Imbody (1)

    Jonathan Imbody serves as Director of Federal Government Relations for the Christian Medical Association and also directs Freedom2Care, which focuses on freedom of faith, conscience and speech and serves 30,000 health professionals and others. A veteran writer of over 40 years, he authored Faith Steps. He has previously written for The Washington Post, USA Today, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Sun-Times and many other national publications. He has testified on euthanasia and assisted suicide before a U.S. Senate committee.

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    Justin Hawkins (1)

    Justin R. Hawkins is a PhD student at Yale University in the departments of Religion and Political Science. His dissertation in progress is titled "Crowned with Glory and Honor: The Virtue of Magnanimity, and its Discontents."

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    Ken Artz is an active duty Major in the United States Air Force and member of the United States Air Force JAG Corps, and served as a 2012-2013 Air Force Strategic Policy Fellow in Washington, DC.

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    L. Lin is a graduate of Harvard Law School who has defended freedom of thought, conscience, and religion for people who hold a variety of beliefs.

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  • Loren D. Marks (1)

    Loren D. Marks is a professor in BYU's School of Family Life and serves as co-director of the American Families of Faith Research Project.

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  • Lucien Ellington (1)

    Lucien Ellington is a UC Foundation Professor of Education at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga where he is Director of the UTC Asia Program and the Center for Reflective Citizenship. Ellington's interests include economic history, liberal education, educational reform, and history and economic education. He is the author of four books on Japan, over 80 articles and essays on northeast Asia, history and social science education, economic history, and educational reform. Ellington is founding editor of the pedagogical journal, Education About Asia, the editor of two ...

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  • Luke Burgis

    Luke Burgis (1)

    Luke Burgis is Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship at the Catholic University of America and Assistant Clinical Professor of Practice. He is the author of the bestselling book Wanting: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday Life, which has been translated into 23 languages, and the Luke Burgis Newsletter on Substack. Luke is a veteran entrepreneur who founded three successful businesses before walking away from them in his late twenties to study philosophy and theology as a seminarian for the Diocese of Las Vegas, a journey that took him to Rome ...

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    Luke Paulsen is a 2014 graduate of Princeton University and a software engineer in Mountain View, California, and co-author of The Constitution: An Introduction (2015).

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  • Mary Eberstadt (2)

    Mary Eberstadt is a senior research fellow at the Faith and Reason Institute and author of several books including Primal Screams: How the Sexual Revolution Created Identity Politics; Adam and Eve after the Pill; and How the West Really Lost God: A New Theory of Secularization.

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    Meghan Grizzle is the Research and Policy Specialist at the World Youth Alliance.

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    Michael Singleton is an investment research associate in the Washington DC metro area.

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    Michelle Cretella, M.D. is the Executive Director of the American College of Pediatricians.

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    Mona Charen (1)

    Mona Charen is a Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington D.C. and a syndicated columnist and political analyst. A graduate of Bernard College, Columbia University and the George Washington University Law School, she began her career at National Review magazine. She joined the White House staff in 1984, first serving as Nancy Reagan's speechwriter and later as Associate Director of the Office of Public Liaison. Later she joined the Public Affairs ...

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    Nicholas Christakis (1)

    Nicholas A. Christakis, MD, PhD, MPH, is a sociologist and physician who conducts research in the areas of social networks and biosocial science. He directs the Human Nature Lab. The author of several books and over 150 articles, Christakis was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences in 2006 and was made a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2010.

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    Nicholas Marr (1)

    Nicholas Marr works at Washington, DC-based non-profit. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and a former research assistant to constitutional law scholar Vincent Phillip Muñoz, Marr has researched and written about the First Amendment’s Religion Clauses, as well as the political theory of the American founding and contemporary public policy debates.

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  • Olive Umuhire Nsababera (1)

    Olive Umuhire Nsababera has worked for UNICEF in its regional Middle East office, based in Amman, Jordan. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree at Columbia University.

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  • Patrick Brennan (1)

    Patrick Brennan holds the Scarpa Chair at Villanova University School of Law.

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  • Patrick G. Spencer (1)

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    Rachel Morrison (1)

    Rachel N. Morrison is a Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, where she works on EPPC’s HHS Accountability Project. An attorney, her legal and policy work focuses on religious liberty, health care rights of conscience, the right to life, nondiscrimination, and civil rights.

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  • Richard Carwardine (2)

    Richard Carwardine was formerly Rhodes Professor of American History and President of Corpus Christi College at Oxford University, where he is now a Distinguished Fellow of the Rothermere American Institute. Elected by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois to the Order of Lincoln, he is the author of Transatlantic Revivalism (1978), Evangelicals and Politics in Antebellum America (1993), and Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power (2005), which won the Lincoln Prize. He edited, with Jay Sexton, The Global Lincoln (2011). Lincoln’s Sense of Humor (2017) won the annual book prize of the Abraham Lincoln ...

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  • Richard Land (1)

    Richard Land is President Emeritus of the Southern Evangelical Seminary and President Emeritus of The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission.

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  • Rosaria Butterfield (1)

    Rosaria Butterfield, Ph.D., former tenured professor of English at Syracuse University, is the author of The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert (Crown and Covenant, 2012), Openness Unhindered: Further Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert on Sexual Identity and Union with Christ (Crown and Covenant, 2015), and The Gospel Comes with a House Key: Practicing Radically Ordinary Hospitality in our Post Christian World (Crossway, 2018). Rosaria is married to Kent Butterfield, pastor of First Reformed Presbyterian Church of Durham (Durham, NC), and together they homeschool two of their four children.

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  • Russell Moore (1)

    Russell Moore is the President of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention.

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  • Sarah Spangenberg (1)

    Sarah is the Outreach Coordinator for the Minnesota Alliance for Ethical Healthcare, a diverse, statewide coalition formed to fight the legalization of assisted suicide in Minnesota. She is currently finishing a graduate degree in Theology from the Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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  • Steve Lemke (1)

    Steve Lemke is Professor of Philosophy and Ethics at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

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  • T.J. Whittle (1)

    T.J. Whittle is a research associate with the ARFP.

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  • Tara Isabella Burton

    Tara Isabella Burton (1)

    Tara Isabella Burton is the author of the novels Social Creature, The World Cannot Give, and Here in Avalon, as well as the nonfiction books 

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  • Theresa Farnan (1)

    Theresa Farnan is the author of Get Out Now: Why You Should Pull Your Child From Public School Before It's Too Late and an advisory council member of the Catholic Women's Forum.

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  • Tim Carney

    Tim Carney (1)

    Tim Carney is the senior columnist at the Washington Examiner and a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He is the author of four books, including Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse (2019) and Family Unfriendly: How Our Culture Made Raising Kids Much Harder Than it Needs to Be (2024).

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  • Timothy Reichert (1)

    Timothy Reichert is an economist living in Denver.

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  • Tracy Winsor (1)

    Tracy Winsor is a founding partner in the work of BeNotAfraidMinistry, an outreach to parents grappling with prenatal diagnosis. She is a contributing writer for HLI America, an educational initiative of Human Life International. Her recent articles may be found at HLI America’s Truth and Charity Forum.

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  • W. Cole Durham (1)

    W. Cole Durham, Jr., is Director of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies at BYU Law School, President of the International Consortium for Law and Religion Studies (ICLARS), and a Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Oxford Journal of Law and Religion.

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    Wells King (1)

    Wells King is the research director at American Compass.

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  • William E. Lori (1)

    William E. Lori is the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Baltimore.  

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  • Xixi Chen (1)

    Xixi Chen is an instructor at Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine.

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