Luke Phillips

Luke Phillips is a Staff Writer for The American Moderate.

Luke Phillips is  a political activist and writer in California state politics.  His work has been published in a variety of publications, including Fox&Hounds, NewGeography, and The American Interest. Luke is a Senior Correspondent at Glimpse From the Globe, a Research Assistant to Joel Kotkin at the Center for Opportunity Urbanism, a contributing writer at the Richard Nixon Foundation, and a Campaign Assistant for the Citizens Legislature Ballot Campaign. He worked as a Campaign Assistant for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Duf Sundheim. 

Luke’s research interests include California state politics, American politics and political history, developmental economics, the conservative nationalist tradition, geopolitics and grand strategy, theology, and the biographies and legacies of three figures, among others- Niccolo Machiavelli, Alexander Hamilton, and Theodore Roosevelt. He marched in the Trojan Marching Band for four years, is an avid runner and hiker and a member of the Pacific Crest Trail Crew,  and has published poetry, prose, commentary, and other writings at his personal blog, A Biased Perspective.