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
Louis Fisher, the Constitution Project
Eugene Gholz, University of Notre Dame
Douglas M. Gibler, University of Alabama
Michael J. Glennon, Tufts University Fletcher School
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 speaking at Johns Hopkins University.

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.

John Goodnight is a regional director at the John Quincy Adams Society.  John has served as the Director of Events and Northeast Regional Director at Young Americans for Liberty, and has campaign organizing experience. John is a native of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Kerby Davis is a regional director at the John Quincy Adams Society. He holds a master’s degree in international affairs from the George Bush School at Texas A&M, where he studied American grand strategy and military policy. A Utah native, Kerby also holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Brigham Young University.