Daniel Jacobson

Daniel Jacobson is the Bruce D. Benson Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization at the University of Colorado Boulder. He has published extensively in ethics, aesthetics, moral psychology, and political philosophy, as well as on the moral and political philosophy of John Stuart Mill. He has held fellowships from the NEH, ACLS, IHI, the John Templeton Foundation, and the Princeton University Center for Human Values. He is co-author of Rational Sentimentalism (Oxford University Press) and co-editor of Moral Psychology and Human Agency: Philosophical Essays on the Science of Ethics (Oxford UP). He is currently working on a book manuscript, Mill’s Reconciliation of Liberty and Utility.

James Carafano

James Jay Carafano is Senior Counselor to the President and E.W. Richardson Fellow at The Heritage Foundation.

Arthur Milikh

Arthur Milikh is the executive director of The Claremont Institute’s Center for the American Way of Life. His work focuses on the tradition of American political thought and the freedom of speech. Previously, he was the Associate Director of the Center for American Studies and AWC Family Foundation Fellow at The Heritage Foundation. His writings have appeared in The Claremont Review of BooksNational AffairsCity JournalReal Clear PoliticsLaw & Liberty, and American Greatness.

Colin Moran

Colin Moran founded Abdiel Capital, a private investment fund and a Special Honoree of the National Conservatism Conference. He sits on the boards of First Things and the Chiaroscuro Foundation.

Curt Mills

Curt Mills is the Executive Director of The American Conservative, where he previously served as senior reporter and contributing editor.

Steven Skultety

Dr. Steven Skultety is a Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of Mississippi.  He is also Director of the Declaration of Independence Center for the Study of American Freedom at the University of Mississippi.

Chad Pecknold

Dr. Chad Pecknold is a Professor of Historical & Systematic Theology in the School of Theology at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. He writes weekly columns as the U.S. Contributing Editor to The Catholic Herald and also writes regularly for other publications, such as First Things, Wall Street Journal, the New York Post, and National Review. He serves on the Editorial Board of The Catholic University of America Press. He serves as an Associate Editor for the English Edition of the international Thomistic Journal of Theology, Nova et Vetera. He serves as Chairman of the Academy of Catholic Theology, and is a Fellow of the Institute for Human Ecology at Catholic University. Dr. Pecknold is currently writing a book on a Catholic understanding of Augustine’s City of God.

Brad Littlejohn

Brad Littlejohn, Ph.D., is a Fellow in EPPC’s Evangelicals in Civic Life Program, where his work focuses on helping public leaders understand the intellectual and historical foundations of our current breakdown of public trust, social cohesion, and sound governance. He also serves as President of the Davenant Institute.

John Fonte

John Fonte is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for American Common Culture at the Hudson Institute. He is the author of Sovereignty or Submission: Will Americans Rule Themselves or be Ruled by Others? (Encounter Books, 2011) and 2012 winner of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute’s Paolucci-Bagehot book award.

Daniel McCarthy

Daniel McCarthy is the editor of Modern Age: A Conservative Review and a contributing editor of The American Conservative. His writing has appeared in the New York TimesUSA Today, the Spectator, the National InterestReason, and many other publications.