Micah Meadowcroft is research director of the Center for Renewing America and a contributing editor of The American Conservative. He was previously the online editor of TAC, a 2021-22 Robert Novak journalism fellow for the Fund for American Studies, and a 2022 Lincoln fellow at the Claremont Institute. Before joining TAC as managing editor in February 2021, he served as White House Liaison at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and assisted in speechwriting there. He holds an M.A. in social science from the University of Chicago, where he wrote on political theory. His B.A. is in history from Hillsdale College, where he also minored in journalism. Micah hails from the Pacific Northwest, and like Odysseus still hopes to return home someday after long exile in the East.