The Next Generation Conservative Journalist

Nate Madden '14 wins coveted journalism prize at CPAC for his questioning of former Democratic leader Dennis Kucinich.

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Alum Tapped as Policy Advisor for Jeb Bush Presidential Campaign

April Ponnuru '98 has a history of combining good ideas with effective action.

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February Photo Gallery

See what we've been up to this past month!

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Changing People’s Minds

“You need to understand your audience as people and love them as people, not as projects to be fixed or enemies to be vanquished.” Listen to this alum's recent radio interview.

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Apply Now to Be a John Jay Fellow

Leaders are made, not born. Prepare yourself with the knowledge, the ideas, and the network to make a lasting impact on American culture. Applications are due March 6.

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Register Now for our Spring Reception

Enjoy the atmosphere of the gorgeous George Washington Memorial Chapel at Valley Forge, sumptuous food and live music, and the company of some of the finest current and rising conservative leaders from across the country.

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Join Us Now!

We are assembling a group of 176 individuals who are committed to supporting the Institute financially--see what a difference you can make!

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About John Jay

John Jay (1745-1829) was arguably the most religious, social, and politically conservative of the principal founders of the American Republic. Named for this important American founder, the mission of the Institute is to prepare committed men and women like Jay for leadership in public life. It is our vision to raise up men and women of high principles who are characterized by the virtues of wisdom and justice, truth and mercy, prudence and courage. Clearly there is a pressing need for leadership today. In response, the Institute offers residential fellowships for college graduates aspiring to public vocations as well as various educational resources for anyone interested in exploring the nexus of religion and public life.
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Upcoming Events

Mar
6
Field Study: Brandywine Battlefield and Fort Mifflin Join the Fellows for a retelling of the story at Revolutionary War Era sites Brandywine Battlefield and Fort Mifflin.
Mar
13
Field Study: Andalusia and Pennsbury Join the John Jay Fellows as they tour the beautiful Andalusia estate and the historically inspired Pennsbury Manor.
Mar
20
Field Study: Girard College, Eastern State Penitentiary, Lemon Hill and Mt. Pleasant Join the John Jay Fellows for a tour connecting Alexis de Tocqueville and Stephen Girard to our nation's great history.

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Recent Publications

Symposium: What’s Worth Conserving? by Nathan Hitchen '07, Brian Brown '07, et al
The Christian Imagination by Kiley Crossland '10, Nate Madden '14, et al
Reverse Feminism in Eastern Europe by Marty Manor Mullins

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