Shining a light on the brightest conservative minds

ISI Students and Alumni come from all walks of life and are united by a few common desires and values. They desire community, intellectual conversation and space to explore ideas. Here we showcase the young conservative minds that will shape the future.

In the Spotlight

Aaron Sanders
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 2015
Alise Alexander
FURMAN UNIVERSITY, 2016
Angelica Hisnanick
ANDERSON UNIVERSITY, 2016
Arrianne Talma
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA, 2015
Audrey Haley
LEE UNIVERSITY, 2018
Aurora Griffin
RHODES SCHOLAR
Benjamin Gee
WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY, 2018
Benjamin Rolsma
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON, 2020
Bob Burkett
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME, 2014
Courtney McEachon
YALE UNIVERSITY, 2015
Danielle Charette
SWARTHMORE COLLEGE, 2014
Derek Draplin
ASSOCIATE EDITOR, THE DAILY CALLER
Eddie Love
HARVARD UNIVERSITY, 2015
Edwin Feulner Jr.
FOUNDER, THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION
Elle Rogers
THE KING'S COLLEGE, 2019
Evelyn Behling
YALE UNIVERSITY, 2017
Hans Andersson
YALE UNIVERSITY, 2014
Heath Tarbert
U.S. ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
Ian Myers
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, 2018
Jacob Richards
ARIZONA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY, 2017
Jane Adams
CHRISTENDOM COLLEGE, 2018
John Lehman Jr.
SECRETARY OF THE NAVY
John Paul Spence
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, 2016
Jonathan Karl
ABC NEWS SENIOR WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT
Joseph Loomis
ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE, 2018
Joshua Freed
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, 2017
Katherine Mangu-Ward
EDITOR IN CHIEF, REASON
Larry Arnn
HILLSDALE COLLEGE PRESIDENT
Laura Cermak
CHRISTENDOM COLLEGE, 2019
Lauren Mitchell
PATRICK HENRY COLLEGE, 2017
Marc Thiessen
AUTHOR, COLUMNIST, AND FORMER PRESIDENTIAL SPEECHWRITER
McKenzie Beckstead
BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, 2016
Michael Bradley
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME, 2014
Morgan Brownfield
HILLSDALE COLLEGE, 2018
Morgan Chalfant
BOSTON COLLEGE, 2013
Natalie Smith
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE, 2016
Nicholas Bartulovic
ASHLAND UNIVERSITY, 2017
Peter Thiel
PAYPAL COFOUNDER
Philip Bunn
PATRICK HENRY COLLEGE, 2017
Richard V. Allen
REAGAN NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER
Robert George
MCCORMICK PROFESSOR OF JURISPRUDENCE, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
Rose Brugger
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY, 2019
Ross Douthat
COLUMNIST, NEW YORK TIMES
Steven Hayward
SENIOR RESIDENT SCHOLAR, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
Suzanne Beecher
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY, 2016
Tessa Piety
BERRY COLLEGE, 2016
Thayer Wade
HARVARD UNIVERSITY, 2017
Thomas Horton
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, 2015
Travis LaCouter
COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS, 2013
William Kristol
WEEKLY STANDARD FOUNDER
Zachary Freeman
COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR, FAMILY POLICY INSTITUTE,