Instructor & Analyst
Doug Altner, Ph.D., develops content for ARI's educational programs with an emphasis on courses for those new to Ayn Rand's philosophy. He is also involved in our professor and student resource programs, speaking and writing on behalf of ARI.
Rituparna is editor of ARI's donor newsletter, Impact, and helps with research and editorial projects for the Institute's Policy team.
Outreach Liaison, Education and Research
Thomas engages in outreach to professional organizations, academia, and think tanks. He also provides program support for ARI's education and research projects.
President and Executive Director
Yaron is president and executive director of the Ayn Rand Center. He is a regular contributor to Forbes.com. A former finance professor, he has been published in academic as well as popular publications, and his opinion-editorials appear in major newspapers. He is frequently interviewed on national TV and radio. Dr. Brook lectures on Objectivism, business ethics and foreign policy at college campuses, community groups and corporations across America and throughout the world.
Vice President of Development and Outreach
Mark oversees fund raising for ARI and directs marketing programs and outreach activities for the Institute's education, policy and business segments.
Senior Fellow and Vice President of Intellectual Leadership
Onkar Ghate, Ph.D. in philosophy, is the Institute’s senior editor and senior instructor. He is also responsible for providing philosophic direction and oversight for the Institute’s many projects.
Fellow and Director of Policy Research
Elan writes, edits, lectures and gives interviews for ARI and serves as the director of the Institute's Policy team. He specializes in foreign policy. His first book, Winning the Unwinnable War, analyzes U.S. policy since 9/11.
Kurt promotes media-related digital and print programs and activities including distribution of op-eds and press releases and arranging television and radio interviews for the Institute’s speakers and writers.
Don writes and speaks on economic policy for ARI. He is the co-author, with Yaron Brook, of Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand's Ideas Can End Big Government, and blogs at Laissez-Faire: The Uncompromised Case for Capitalism.
Director of Public Outreach
Lin directs policy and business outreach programs and activities for ARI, and specifically those activities at the Ayn Rand Center for Individual Rights, in Alexandria, Virginia.