Thomas Krannawitter earned his Ph.D. from the Claremont Graduate University's School of Politics & Economics. He has taught at Claremont McKenna College, Hillsdale College, and George Mason University, among other places. He is the author of several books, including Vindicating Lincoln (2008), which was featured by the History Book Club and endorsed by the The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. His book, Save the Swamp: A Career Guidebook for Budding Bureaucrats, offers a critique of the modern administrative state in the form of satire. Earlier in his career, he was Vice President of The Claremont Institute, where he helped to launch the Claremont Review of Books, and he continues to run the Defenders of the Declaration project within the Leadership Program of the Rockies (Colorado) and the Charter Oak Leadership Program (Connecticut). Dr. Krannawitter is now Cofounder and Chief Content Officer at The Vino & Veritas Society. He started teaching FEE seminars in 2017.