Elaina Plott was a NRI Buckley Journalism Fellow in 2015. She graduated from Yale College in May 2015 with a degree in history. At Yale, she earned distinction as a Yale Journalism Scholar and edited the Arts & Living supplement of the Yale Daily News, where she covered such topics as the administrative response to rape allegations in the wake of Title IX. In addition to editing and reporting, she served as the 94th chairman of the Tory Party, one of the oldest conservative debating societies within the Yale Political Union. Off campus, her work has been featured in the New York Observer, RealClearWorld, FOX News, and most notably, of course, National Review, where she received her first national byline in 2012 with the essay “China’s Fear of Shame.” Elaina began her fellowship in August 2015.
“National Review has always served as the most important guidepost for both my writing and conservatism,” Elaina says. “I’m thrilled to join the team and grateful for the opportunity to give back to the magazine that has given so much to me.”
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