Emile Doak, vice president of advancement & programs, oversees The American Conservative’s fundraising, business operations, and mission-aligned programs. He is a graduate of Georgetown University, where he studied political philosophy and theology. Prior to joining TAC, Emile worked in education, teaching and managing college preparation courses for high school students. His writing has appeared in First Things, Front Porch Republic, Crisis Magazine, and elsewhere. He and his wife reside in their hometown of Herndon, Virginia.