Shining a light on the brightest conservative minds

ISI students and alumni come from all walks of life but are united by their talent, character, and devotion to core principles. Here are just some of the impressive people to have come through ISI and remain part of the larger ISI community.

In the Spotlight

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