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  • Ashley Crouch

    Ashley Crouch

    Twitter: @AshCrouch1

    Ashley Crouch is the CEO and Founder of Appleseed Communications, LLC, previously on the founding team for Verily Magazine. She loves speaking and writing about culture, millennials, lifestyle, leadership, relationships,…

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  • Anthony Dent

    Twitter: @AEDent

    Anthony Dent works for the Intercollegiate Studies Institute and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina.

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  • Ashley E. McGuire

    Ashley E. McGuire

    Ashley writes and speaks widely about religious freedom, Catholicism, and women. She has appeared on CNN, CNN International, CBS News, Fox News, PBS, The History Channel, HuffPo Live, ABC/Yahoo News…

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  • Amelia Rufer

    Twitter: @1Rufer

    Amelia Rufer is a Milwaukee-based writer and blogger. Amelia is a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin’s School of Journalism. Her work has been published in the Huffington Post,…

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  • Alexi Sargeant

    Alexi Sargeant is an aspiring playwright and director studying at Yale University. His lifelong obsessions include Shakespeare, mythology, and superheroes. His writing has been published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Yale…

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  • Abby W. Schachter

    Abby W. Schachter

    Twitter: @

    Abby W. Schachter is a Pittsburgh-based writer and blogger. Abby was most recently the politics blogger for the New York Post. She has served as a foreign correspondent from Jerusalem,…

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  • Bryan Dik

    Bryan Dik

    Twitter: @bryandik

    Bryan Dik, PhD, is associate professor of psychology at Colorado State University and cofounder and chief science officer of jobZology. He conducts research in the area of career development, and…

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  • Ben Domenech

    Ben Domenech

    Twitter: @

    Ben Domenech is a research fellow for The Heartland Institute and editor in chief of The City, an academic journal on politics and culture. He edits and writes a popular…

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  • Brandon McGinley

    Brandon McGinley

    Twitter: @brandonmcg

    Brandon McGinley is a 2010 graduate of Princeton University. He writes from Pittsburgh, where he works for the Pennsylvania Family Institute and lives with his wife and daughter. His writing…

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  • Chelsea Samelson

    Chelsea Samelson

    Twitter: @

    Chelsea Samelson is a freelance writer living in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She is the owner of Moondough Bakery and a recent graduate of Hillsdale College.

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  • Christine B. Whelan

    Christine B. Whelan

    Twitter: @

    Dr. Christine B. Whelan is a author, speaker and professor. She is the author of Generation WTF: From “What the &%$#?” to a Wise, Tenacious & Fearless You, Marry Smart:…

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  • Demetrius Minor

    Demetrius Minor is a member of the national advisory council of the Project 21 black leadership network. In addition, Demetrius is a blogger (demetriuspeaks.com), former White House intern, preacher, and…

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  • Diane Ellis Scalisi

    Diane Ellis Scalisi is the lead editor of Ricochet.com.

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  • Elise Italiano

    Elise Italiano

    Twitter: @

    Elise Italiano is a teacher and writer living in Washington, DC. She is a volunteer with Catholic Voices USA and is a contributor to the book Breaking Through: Catholic Women…

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  • Emily Esfahani Smith

    Emily Esfahani Smith

    Twitter: @emesfahanismith

    Emily Esfahani Smith is a writer in New York. A Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum, she is also the managing editor of The New Criterion and an editor…

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  • Emma Moley

    Emma Moley

    Twitter: @

    Emma Moley is currently a junior at Dartmouth College, where she studies French and English literature and writes for The Dartmouth and its online blog, Dartbeat.

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  • Eve Tushnet

    Eve Tushnet

    Twitter: @

    Eve Tushnet is a writer in Washington, DC. She blogs at Patheos and for The American Conservative. Hobbies include sin, confession, and ecstasy. She is working on a book on…

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  • Erin Vargo

    Erin Vargo

    Twitter: @erinvargo

    A former White House speechwriter and Stanford alum, Erin Vargo has ghostwritten on behalf of political, creative and corporate clients (including executives at Disney, Ernst & Young, and Cisco Systems).…

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  • Gracy Olmstead

    Gracy Olmstead

    Twitter: @gracyolmstead

    Gracy Olmstead is a Virginia resident and associate editor at The American Conservative. Her writings have appeared in The Washington Times and the Idaho Press-Tribune.

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  • Jonathan V. Last

    Jonathan V. Last

    Twitter: @JVLast

    Jonathan V. Last is a senior writer at The Weekly Standard. His writings have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Philadelphia…

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  • Julia Shaw

    Julia Shaw

    Twitter: @juliadshaw

    Julia Shaw is a graduate student in political theory and freelance writer on American politics, constitutionalism, popular culture, marriage, and feminism. Her pieces have appeared in Slate, Washington Times, and…

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  • Karin Agness

    Karin Agness

    Twitter: @KarinAgness

    Karin Agness is the president of the Network of enlightened Women.

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  • Kate Bryan

    Kate Bryan

    Twitter: @katembryan

    Kate Bryan is a writer living in Washington, DC. Her writing has appeared in both religious and secular press including Breitbart, CNS News, and Catholic News Agency.

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  • Katrina Trinko

    Twitter: @katrinatrinko

    Katrina Trinko is a managing editor of The Daily Signal, a publication of the Heritage Foundation, and a member of the Board of Contributors at USA TODAY.

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  • Melissa Langsam Braunstein

    Melissa Langsam Braunstein

    Twitter: @slowhoneybee

    Melissa Langsam Braunstein, a former U.S. Department of State speechwriter, is now a freelance writer in Washington, DC. Her recent writing can be found at her website.

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  • Mark Hemingway

    Mark Hemingway

    Twitter: @Heminator

    Mark Hemingway is a Senior Writer for The Weekly Standard. He has written for The Wall Street Journal, MTV.com, Reason and numerous other publications. Prior to joining The Weekly Standard,…

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  • Mark Judge

    Mark Judge

    Twitter: @markgjudge

    Mark Judge is a journalist and filmmaker. His books include A Tremor of Bliss: Sex, Catholicism, and Rock ‘n’ Roll and Damn Senators: My Grandfather and the Story of Washington’s…

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  • Marina Olson

    Marina Olson

    Twitter: @wherevershegoes

    Marina Olson is the California Contributing Editor at Ethika Politika, Her writings have appeared in Verily, The American Conservative, and Catholic Pulse. She is currently flirting with the hipster movement…

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  • Matthew Schmitz

    Matthew Schmitz

    Twitter: @matthewschmitz

    Matthew Schmitz is deputy editor of First Things.

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  • Mary Rose Somarriba

    Mary Rose Somarriba

    Twitter: @maryrosesoma

    Mary Rose Somarriba is executive editor and culture editor of Verily Magazine.

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  • Mark Tapson

    Mark Tapson

    Twitter: @MarkTapson

    A Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center, critic and screenwriter. Mark Tapson writes about culture and politics for Acculturated, FrontPage Mag, PJ Media, Big Hollywood, and elsewhere.

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  • Melanie Wilcox

    Melanie Wilcox

    Twitter: @melanie_wilcox

    Melanie Wilcox is a communications strategist at Luntz Global. She graduated from Dartmouth College where she was Executive Editor of The Dartmouth Review. She currently resides in Dallas, TX. Follow…

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  • Ryan Duffy

    Ryan Duffy

    Twitter: @DrRyanDuffy

    Ryan D. Duffy, PhD, is assistant professor of psychology at the University of Florida. Ryan’s research is primarily in the areas of vocational psychology and positive psychology. Topics he has…

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  • R. J. Moeller

    R. J. Moeller

    Twitter: @rjmoeller

    R.J. is a writer, podcast host and CEO of Hashtag Productions. He lives in Los Angeles and always eats his vegetables.

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  • Rich Tucker

    Twitter: @

    Tucker is a writer and thinker (in that order, his critics would say) who lives in Virginia with his family of five and one dog. He’s been reporting on and…

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