2021 LINCOLN FELLOWS

Caroline Beckman is the founder and CEO of Nouri, a proactive gut and immune health solutions company. She has founded, advised, and invested in over 10 food, beverage, technology, and sustainable resource companies that have partnered with leading retailers around the world. Recently, she has published work on microbiology illustrating how effective delivery of good bacteria can reduce the incidence of viral infections. Caroline is a Thiel Fellowship recipient and a proud college dropout.

 

Emile Doak is the executive director of The American Conservative. He is a graduate of Georgetown University, where he studied political philosophy and theology, and previously worked in education before returning to the field of his studies. His writing has appeared in The American Conservative, First Things, Front Porch Republic, Crisis Magazine, and elsewhere. A proud native of Herndon, Virginia, Emile lives in the historic district of his hometown.

Emile Doak is the Michael Burstein Lincoln Fellow for 2021.

 

Scott Glabe is a partner at Husch Blackwell LLP, where his practice focuses on national security and investigations. He previously served as the acting under secretary for policy at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and represented the White House as an associate counsel and special assistant to the President. He also worked for the U.S. House of Representatives in senior legal and policy roles including staff director of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Scott holds a J.D. from Yale Law School, an M.S. in Defense and Strategic Studies from Missouri State University, and an A.B. in Government from Dartmouth College. 

 

Pedro L. Gonzalez is associate editor of Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture. His writing has appeared in the New York Post, Newsweek, Academic Questions, the Washington Examiner, The American Mind, The National Interest, American Greatness, and elsewhere. He has appeared on Tucker Carlson Tonight, The Hill's Rising with Krystal & Saagar, and other programs.

 

Charlie Kirk is the founder and president of Turning Point USA, the largest and fastest growing conservative youth activist organization in the country with over 250,000 student members, over 450 full and part-time staff, and a presence on over 2,000 high school and college campuses nationwide. In 2020, Charlie also served as the Chairman of Students for Trump, which activated hundreds of thousands of new college voters on over 350 campuses in battleground states. His social media reaches over 100 million people per month and according to Axios, he is one of the "top 10 most engaged" Twitter handles in the world. A New York Times and Amazon best-selling author of “The MAGA Doctrine: The Only Ideas that Will Win the Future,” Charlie is also the host of “The Charlie Kirk Show” podcast, which regularly ranks among the top-10 news shows on Apple podcast charts. As of October 2020, Charlie took his podcast to broadcast, and became the host of one of America's-fastest growing, nationally syndicated daily radio shows on the Salem Radio Network live from 12 - 3 PM ET.

Charlie Kirk is the Jack Roth Charitable Foundation Lincoln Fellow for 2021

 

Adam Korzeniewski is a combat veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He worked in the Trump Administration at the Treasury Department and Commerce Department. He is a subject matter expert on financial policy, trade and industrial policy, technology, national security, and the census. He previously worked in finance and on several statewide and Federal elections. He attended Columbia University for undergraduate study and University of Pennsylvania Wharton for an executive education program. President Trump appointed Adam to the Presidential Council for Improving the Federal Civic Architecture in 2021. Adam is currently working on a number of exciting projects that will be announced this year.

Adam Korzeniewski is the Richard and Jacqueline Lincoln Fellow for 2021.

 

Steven McGuire is director of the Matthew J. Ryan Center for the Study of Free Institutions and the Public Good and assistant teaching professor in the Augustine and Culture Seminar Program at Villanova University. He studies the history of political thought, focusing in particular on the theme of modernity and its critics. He is the co-editor of Eric Voegelin and the Continental Tradition, Subjectivity: Ancient and Modern, and Nature: Ancient and Modern. His writing has also appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Broad and LibertyThe Public Discourse, Church Life Journal, Modern AgePerspectives on Political Science, and the Political Science Reviewer. He holds a B.A. from the University of Lethbridge, an M.A. from the University of Saskatchewan, and a Ph.D. from the Catholic University of America.

 

Seth Meyer is a partner at Keller Lenkner LLC. He represents clients in arbitration and litigation at the trial and appellate levels. Seth’s practice focuses on complex litigation, including representing state and local government entities in connection with the opioid crisis. Seth has handled cases on a broad array of subject matters, including antitrust, bankruptcy, contracts, class actions, fraud, labor and employment, mergers and acquisitions, products liability, securities, and unfair trade practices. Before joining Keller Lenkner, Seth was an attorney at Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington, D.C. and Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago. Seth is an adjunct professor in the Center for Legal Studies at Northwestern University. He is also listed on the National Trial Lawyers’ 40 Under 40. Seth served as a law clerk for Judge Richard F. Suhrheinrich of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was elected to Order of the Coif and served as In Brief editor on the Managing Board of the Virginia Law Review. He earned his undergraduate degree in three years, summa cum laude, from Northwestern University.

 

Arta Moeini is an international political theorist and a revisionist scholar of Nietzsche and Modernity whose research spans questions of civilizational decline and cultural renewal (particularly in the West) and post-liberal political orders. Dr. Moeini has previously served as a senior advisor for policy at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM). He is the director of research at the Institute for Peace & Diplomacy (IPD), a foreign affairs think tank committed to advancing realism and restraint in U.S. foreign policy. Dr. Moeini is also a postdoctoral research fellow at the Center for the Study of Statesmanship (CSS) at the Catholic University of America in Washington D.C. as well as an elected member of the Academy of Philosophy and Letters. He holds a B.A. in Political Science and Near Eastern Studies from University of California Berkeley, an M.A. in International Relations from Johns Hopkins SAIS, and a Ph.D. (with distinction) and M.A. in Government from Georgetown University.

 

Jack Murphy is an author, a journalist, and an entrepreneur. Jack interviews top thinkers, news makers, and world leaders on his popular podcast, Jack Murphy Live, and his book, “Democrat to Deplorable,” was a top seller. Jack founded the international men’s organization, the Liminal Order in 2019, and he works tirelessly to promote the values of the Order around the country. Previously Jack was the executive director of two Washington DC Charter Schools where he was a successful school turn-around operator. He has a BA in Economics from George Mason and a MA in International Affairs and International Finance from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

 

Anthony Sabatini serves as a member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 32 in central Florida.  He has had five of his legislative bills signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis. He has filed and sponsored legislation on a variety of issues, such as legislation to crack down on Big-Tech censorship, mandate the use of E-Verify, make Florida a Second-Amendment Sanctuary, tighten election laws, eliminate corporate welfare, prohibit mandatory vaccines during COVID-19, and to prohibit transgender surgeries on children.  As an attorney, Sabatini fought the emergency orders of Florida’s local governments through numerous legal battles during COVID-19.  He also serves as a captain in the Florida Army National Guard.  He received his B.A. and J.D. from the University of Florida.

 

 

Terry Schilling is president of American Principles Project (APP). He has spent most of his career working in public policy and electoral politics to protect working families and the American way of life. In 2010, he managed his father’s congressional campaign in Western Illinois where they won by over 10 points in an entrenched district that was held by Democrats for almost 30 years. At APP, Terry has pioneered new ways to test messages and identify persuadable voters using family issues. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, Fox News, USA Today, Newsweek, Politico, First Things, and many more. He is a graduate of Franciscan University in Steubenville, OH. The eldest of ten children, Terry lives in Virginia with his wife, Katie and their five children.

Terry Schilling is the Gary and Lisa Lainer Lincoln Fellow for 2021.

 

Jeremy Schwarz serves as general counsel and senior advisor to Miami Mayor Francis X. Suarez, where he has overseen the design, development, and execution of the Miami Forever agenda, which leverages climate-adaptive technology and conservative policies to drive economic growth, new climate-adaptive infrastructure, and Miami’s emergence as a global tech hub. Prior to this, he served as chief of staff to Mayor Suarez from 2019 to 2021. He is a lifetime member of Leadership Florida and a Florida Blue Key member. Inspired by Tom Brokaw’s The Greatest Generation, he joined the United States Navy. Jeremy was blessed to be assigned to Florida as an officer in the United States Navy, where he was forward deployed to the Persian Gulf and the Horn of Africa under Operation Iraqi Freedom. He received his BA from Fordham University; a PhD from Cambridge University, and a JD from Harvard Law School, and served as a law clerk to Governor Rick Scott. He has held fellowships at Cambridge and Harvard; and previously served as a corporate lawyer with an international law firm. As a disabled veteran, he currently serves as chairman of the Veteran Legal Services program of the United Way of Miami, where he works to secure veterans’ access to education, healthcare, and general services.  

Jeremy Schwarz is the Robert and Ruth Green Lincoln Fellow for 2021.

 

 

Nick Short is the digital media manager for the Claremont Institute. He is responsible for Claremont-wide digital and social media outreach as well as analytics, brand management, and online marketing strategies. Before joining the Claremont Institute, Nick worked as a media consultant for Salem Media, the director of digital media for the Security Studies Group, the social media coordinator for CRTV, and as a researcher for the Arizona Innocence Project. His work has been published at Tablet Magazine, The Federalist, and Epoch Times. Nick graduated from Northern Arizona University with a BA in Criminal Justice.

 

Robby Stephany Smith is national security advisor at the Coalition for a Prosperous America, consultant for Defense Priorities, and current student at the U.S. Naval War College. She served as senior advisor to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Craft in her Washington, DC office, special assistant in the Bureau for International Organization Affairs at the U.S. Department of State during the Trump administration, legislative director for Congressman Chip Roy of Texas, assistant director for policy and outreach at the Conservative Partnership Institute, military legislative assistant for Senator Mike Lee, and as a staffer in the office of Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling. Robby holds a BA in political science from Texas A&M University and a Master’s in Public Service and Administration from the George H.W. Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M.

Robby Stephanie Smith is the Ronald Gabriel, M.D., Fellow for 2021.