Jonathan H. Adler

Mr. Adler is an NRO contributing editor and the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. His latest book is Marijuana Federalism: Uncle Sam and Mary Jane.

M. D. Aeschliman

M. D. Aeschliman is Professor Emeritus of Education at Boston University and also taught at Columbia University, the University of Virginia, and the University of Italian Switzerland (1996-2019). An updated edition of his The Restoration of Man: C. S. Lewis and the Continuing Case Against Scientism was recently republished in English and in French translation. He has written regularly for National Review since 1984.

Michael Auslin

Michael Auslin is the Payson J. Treat Distinguished Research Fellow in Contemporary Asia at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and the author of Asia’s New Geopolitics. He co-hosts The Pacific Century podcast.

David L. Bahnsen

David is a trustee of National Review Institute, host of our very own Capital Record podcast, and the author, most recently, of There’s No Free Lunch: 250 Economic Truths.

David Beckworth

David Beckworth is a senior research fellow with the Program on Monetary Policy at George Mason University’s Mercatus Center, and a former international economist at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Michael Knox Beran

Michael Knox Beran, a lawyer and writer, is the author, most recently, of WASPs: The Splendors and Miseries of an American Aristocracy.

Judson Berger

Judson Berger is the managing editor of National Review Online.

Conrad Black

Conrad Black’s latest book is Donald J. Trump, A President Like No Other. He can be reached at

Charles Bowyer

Charles Bowyer is a risk analyst for Bowyer Research and a writer for TownhallFinance.

Jerry Bowyer

Jerry Bowyer is the president of Bowyer Research and editor of Townhall Financial.

Richard Brookhiser

Historian Richard Brookhiser is a senior editor of National Review and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

Nat Brown

Mr. Brown is a former deputy Web editor of Foreign Affairs and a former deputy managing editor of National Review Online.

Jack Butler

Jack Butler is submissions editor at National Review Online, media fellow for the Institute for Human Ecology, and a 2022–2023 Robert Novak Journalism Fellow at the Fund for American Studies.  

Roger Clegg

Roger Clegg serves on the board of the Center for Equal Opportunity, where he was formerly president and general counsel.

Shannen W. Coffin

Shannen W. Coffin is a contributing editor to National Review. He practices appellate law in Washington, D.C.

Charles C. W. Cooke

Charles C. W. Cooke is a senior writer for National Review and the host of The Charles C. W. Cooke Podcast.

Veronique de Rugy

Veronique de Rugy is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

Alexandra DeSanctis

Alexandra DeSanctis is a fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a contributing writer at National Review.

Ross Douthat

Ross Douthat is a National Review contributing editor.

Zachary Evans

Zachary Evans is a news writer for National Review Online. He is also a violist, and has served in the Israeli Defense Forces.

John Fund

John Fund is National Review’s national-affairs reporter.

Jim Geraghty

Jim Geraghty is the senior political correspondent of National Review.

Steve H. Hanke

Steve H. Hanke is a professor of applied economics at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. He is a senior fellow and the director of the Troubled Currencies Project at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C.

Jon Hartley

Jon Hartley is an economics Ph.D. student at Stanford University and a research fellow at the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity. He formerly served as a senior policy adviser to the Congressional Joint Economic Committee.

Kevin A. Hassett

Kevin A. Hassett is the senior adviser to National Review Capital Matters. He is also distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and the global head of research at Affinity Partners. Hassett served as the 29th chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers beginning in 2017 and rejoined the White House in 2020 as senior adviser to the president.

Joshua R. Hendrickson

Joshua R. Hendrickson is an associate professor of economics at the University of Mississippi.

Arthur Herman

Arthur Herman is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, and the author, most recently, of The Viking Heart: How Scandinavians Conquered the World.

Cameron Hilditch

Cameron Hilditch was a 2020-2021 William F. Buckley Fellow in Political Journalism at National Review Institute.

Martin Hutchinson

Martin Hutchinson is a co-author of Alchemists of Loss, on the 2008 financial crisis, and the author of Britain’s Greatest Prime Minister, a forthcoming biography of Lord Liverpool. His work can be found at

Sami J. Karam

Sami J. Karam is a former fund manager and the founder of

Madeleine Kearns

Madeleine Kearns is a staff writer at National Review and a visiting fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum.

Peter Kirsanow

Peter N. Kirsanow is an attorney and a member of the United States Commission on Civil Rights.

Philip Klein

Philip Klein is the editor of National Review Online.

Mark Krikorian

Mark Krikorian is the executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies.

Stanley Kurtz

Stanley Kurtz is a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.

George Leef

George Leef is the the director of editorial content at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal. He is the author of The Awakening of Jennifer Van Arsdale: A Political Fable for Our Time.

Yuval Levin

Yuval Levin is the director of social, cultural, and constitutional studies at the American Enterprise Institute and the editor of National Affairs.

Kathryn Jean Lopez

Kathryn Jean Lopez is a senior fellow at the National Review Institute and an editor-at-large of National Review. Sign up for her weekly NRI newsletter here. She is the author of A Year with the Mystics: Visionary Wisdom for Daily Living.

Rich Lowry

Rich Lowry is the editor in chief of National Review.

Carrie Lukas

Carrie Lukas, a mother of five children in Fairfax County Public Schools, is a member of Independent Women’s Network.

Daniel J. Mahoney

Mr. Mahoney is a professor emeritus at Assumption University and a senior fellow at the Real Clear Foundation. His new book, The Statesman as Thinker: Portraits of Greatness, Courage, and Moderation, will be published in May.

Andrew C. McCarthy

Andrew C. McCarthy is a senior fellow at National Review Institute, an NR contributing editor, and author of Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency.

John McCormack

John McCormack is the Washington correspondent for National Review and a fellow at the National Review Institute.

Dan McLaughlin

Dan McLaughlin is a senior writer at National Review Online and a fellow at National Review Institute.

John J. Miller

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.

Ryan Mills

Ryan Mills is an enterprise and media reporter at National Review. He previously worked for 14 years as a breaking news reporter, investigative reporter, and editor at newspapers in Florida. Originally from Minnesota, Ryan lives in the Fort Myers area with his wife and two sons.

Deroy Murdock

Deroy Murdock is a Manhattan-based Fox News contributor, a contributor to National Review Online, and a senior fellow with the London Center for Policy Research.

Iain Murray

Iain Murray is the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s vice president of strategy. He is the author of The Socialist Temptation.

Jay Nordlinger

Jay Nordlinger is a senior editor of National Review and a book fellow at the National Review Institute.

John O’Sullivan

John O’Sullivan is a senior fellow at National Review Institute and an editor-at-large of National Review.

Ramesh Ponnuru

Ramesh Ponnuru is the editor of National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, and a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

David Pryce-Jones

David Pryce-Jones is a British author and commentator and a senior editor of National Review.

Jimmy Quinn

Jimmy Quinn is the national security correspondent for National Review.

Brian Riedl

Brian Riedl is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute.

Peter Robinson

Peter M. Robinson is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution.

Isaac Schorr

Isaac Schorr is a media and enterprise reporter for National Review.

Wesley J. Smith

Wesley J. Smith is an author and a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center on Human Exceptionalism.

Michael R. Strain

Mr. Strain holds the Arthur F. Burns Chair in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute.

Andrew Stuttaford

Andrew Stuttaford is the editor of National Review‘s Capital Matters.

Joseph W. Sullivan

Joseph W. Sullivan served at the White House Council of Economic Advisers as the special adviser to the chairman, as well as a staff economist, from 2017 to 2019.

Daniel Tenreiro

Daniel Tenreiro is the Thomas L. Rhodes Journalism Fellow at the National Review Institute.

Jonathan S. Tobin

Jonathan S. Tobin is editor in chief of and a columnist for the New York Post. Follow him on Twitter at: @jonathans_tobin.

Robert VerBruggen

Robert VerBruggen is a contributing editor for National Review and a fellow at the Manhattan Institute.

Mike Watson

Mike Watson is the associate director of the Center for the Future of Liberal Society at the Hudson Institute.

George Weigel

George Weigel is Distinguished Senior Fellow of Washington’s Ethics and Public Policy Center, where he holds the William E. Simon Chair in Catholic Studies. His 27th book, The Next Pope: The Office of Peter and a Church in Mission, has just been published by Ignatius Press.

Ed Whelan

Mr. Whelan holds the Antonin Scalia Chair in Constitutional Studies at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. A regular contributor to National Review’s blog Bench Memos, he has closely covered every Supreme Court confirmation since 2005.

Armond White

Armond White is National Review’s culture critic and the author of New Position: The Prince Chronicles. His new book, Make Spielberg Great Again: The Steven Spielberg Chronicles, is available at Amazon.

Heather Wilhelm

Heather Wilhelm is a columnist for National Review. Her work has also appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Tribune, RealClearPolitics, the Washington Examiner, Commentary magazine, the Dallas Morning News, the Miami Herald, and the Kansas City Star