Contributors

Contributors

Learn about the think tank researchers, academics, policymakers, journalists, and community leaders who contributed to this publication.

Jul 20, 2017 2 min read

Jeanne Allen is Founder and CEO of the Center for Education Reform.

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

Mary Clare Amselem is a Policy Analyst in the Center for Education Policy, of the Institute for Family, Community, and Opportunity, at The Heritage Foundation.

Katherine Bradley is a Visiting Research Fellow in the Institute for Family, Community, and Opportunity. Nicholas Eberstadt holds the Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI).

Rachel Greszler is Research Fellow in Economics, Budget, and Entitlements in the Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies, of the Institute for Economic Freedom, at The Heritage Foundation.

Jamie Bryan Hall is a Senior Policy Analyst in the Center for Data Analysis of the Institute for Economic Freedom.

Nic Horton is a Senior Research Fellow at the Foundation for Government Accountability.

Howard Husock is Vice President for Research and Publications at the Manhattan Institute, where he is also Director of the Institute’s Social Entrepreneurship Initiative.

Lance Izumi is Koret Senior Fellow in Education Studies and Senior Director of the Center for Education at the Pacific Research Institute.

The Honorable Jim Jordan represents Ohio’s Fourth District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Karen Kerrigan is President and CEO of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council.

Jennifer Lahl is Founder and President of the Center for Bioethics and Culture Network.

Greg R. Lawson is a Research Fellow at the Buckeye Institute in Columbus, Ohio.

Jeanne Mancini is President of the March for Life Education and Defense Fund.

William Mattox is Director of the J. Stanley Marshall Center for Educational Options at the James Madison Institute.

Rev. Derek McCoy is Executive Vice President of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE).

Adam N. Michel is a Policy Analyst in the Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies of the Institute for Economic Freedom. 

Henry Olsen is a Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and author of The Working Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism (HarperCollins, 2017).

Israel Ortega is a freelance reporter who contributes to a number of publications including Forbes, the Washington Examiner, and The 74.

Jon D. Ponder is CEO of Hope for Prisoners, based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Angela K. Rachidi is Research Fellow in Poverty Studies at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI).

Robert Rector is a Senior Research Fellow in the Institute for Family, Community, and Opportunity.

Gerard Robinson is a Resident Fellow in Education Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI).

Judy Romea is Associate Director of the Zephyr Institute in Palo Alto, California.

Nick Sibilla is a Communications Associate at the Institute for Justice.

John Stonestreet is President of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview and co-host of BreakPoint, a daily national commentary on faith and culture.

Cal Thomas is a nationally syndicated columnist.

Christian Thurstone, MD, is an Associate Professor at Denver Health and Hospital Authority/University of Colorado.

Katrina Trinko is Managing Editor of The Daily Signal and a member of the USA Today Board of Contributors.

J. D. Vance is a partner at Revolution LLC and the author of Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis (Harper, 2016).

James Whitford is Cofounder and Executive Director of Watered Gardens Gospel Rescue Mission and the True Charity Initiative.

Andreas Widmer is Director of the Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship at the Catholic University of America’s Busch School of Business and Economics. 

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