Emile Doak

Emile Doak
Emile A. Doak works in development at The American Conservative. He lives in the historic district of his hometown, Herndon, Virginia.

Recent Essays

On Flannery O’Connor and Jack Black

Maybe O’Connor’s narrative can teach us that people—and the places they call home, the places that form them—need not be defined by their flaws.

Toward a Somewhere Suburb

In his 2017 book The Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Politics, British commentator David Goodhart seeks to understand the recent...