Board of Advisors (affiliations for identification only)

Emma Ashford, CATO Institute
Andrew J. Bacevich, Boston University
Richard K. Betts, Columbia University
Christopher Coyne, George Mason University
Michael C. Desch, University of Notre Dame
Eugene Gholz, University of Texas
Douglas M. Gibler, University of Alabama
David C. Hendrickson, Colorado College
A. Trevor Thrall, George Mason University
Paul R. Pillar, Georgetown University
Harvey Sapolsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Executive Director

John Allen Gay, executive director of the John Quincy Adams Society

John Allen Gay is executive director of the John Quincy Adams Society, a national network of student groups centered on a vision of foreign policy restraint. He is a former managing editor of the National Interest, where his writing focused on U.S. foreign policy and the Middle East. He is coauthor, with Geoffrey Kemp, of War with Iran: Political, Military, and Economic Consequences. He holds a master’s degree in international relations from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School and a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the College of William & Mary.