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2023 Fellowship Recipients


Project: On The Front Lines: Why Some Americans Abandoned Everything to Go To War In Ukraine

Diana Glebova currently works at the New York Post. Previously, she was a White House Correspondent for The Daily Caller, where she covered all things Biden administration, 2024 presidential campaigns and national security issues. She also served as an editor and general reporter for The Daily Caller, as well as a breaking news reporter for National Review Online. Diana received two bachelor’s degrees in political science and Slavic Studies from Columbia University and Sciences Po. Originally from Ukraine, she lived in Minnesota, France, New York and currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia.


Project: Agreeable Asylum: Charting a More Productive U.S. Immigration Policy

Fiona Harrigan is an assistant editor at Reason, where she primarily covers immigration. Her writing has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, the Miami Herald and many other outlets. Her work was cited by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Hill and Foreign Policy. In her past professional lives, she worked as a translator and a photographer. She was previously a Marcellus Policy Fellow with the John Quincy Adams Society and an Openness Fellow with Young Voices. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona, where she received an award for her photojournalism work along the U.S.-Mexico border.


Project: An Appalachian Revival: The Government’s Failure to Save a Rural Region

Anthony Hennen is a reporter for The Center Square news wire service, covering Pennsylvania, and co-host of Pennsylvania in Focus, a weekly podcast on America’s Talking Network. Previously, he worked for the Philadelphia Weekly and the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal. He is the managing editor of Expatalachians, a journalism project focused on the Appalachian region. He is a graduate of Ohio University and currently lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Project: Why Drugs Should Be Illegal

Charles Fain Lehman is a fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor of the City Journal. Prior to joining the Manhattan Institute in 2021, Charles was a staff writer at The Washington Free Beacon. His work appeared in outlets including The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, National Affairs and National Review. He discussed policy before the House of Representatives and the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and at colleges including Carnegie Mellon and Cornell. Charles is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and now lives outside Washington, D.C., with his wife and son.


2023-24 John Farley Alumni Fund Fellowship Fellow

Project: We Were Rich But We Didn’t Know It: How Socialism Destroyed Venezuela and What We Can Learn From It

Daniel Di Martino is a doctoral candidate in economics at Columbia University and a graduate fellow at the Manhattan Institute, where he focuses on high-skill immigration policy. Born and raised in Venezuela, Di Martino experienced the terrible consequences of socialism firsthand. After leaving Venezuela for the United States in 2016, he dedicated himself to explaining how socialism destroyed his homeland, advocating for its freedom and stopping this ideology in America and elsewhere. Di Martino founded the Dissident Project, which sends immigrants to teach high school students about the evils of the socialist regimes they fled. He is also a board of advisor’s member and speaker of Young America’s Foundation.


Project: The Chinese Communist Party’s Malign Influence in America

Jimmy Quinn is the national security correspondent for National Review, which he joined in 2020 as a Buckley Political Journalism Fellow. He covers Congressional foreign policy debates, the State Department, and the U.N. He is also a participant in the Young Professionals Briefing Series at the Council on Foreign Relations and an alumnus of the 2022 Media Fellowship at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. Jimmy is a graduate of Columbia University and Sciences Po and currently lives in New York.


Project: Sell Your Bonds or Buy the Dip: Assessing the State of Young Conservatives’ Incentives and Institutions

Isaac Schorr is a staff writer at Mediaite, where he writes commentary and reports on American politics. Prior to that, he was a reporter for National Review. He has broken impactful stories about the College Republican National Committee, GOP campaign vendors, as well as the 2022 and 2024 elections. His work can also be found in The Dispatch and The New York Post. He is a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations and has completed fellowships at the Hertog Foundation and Alexander Hamilton Society.