2019-20 Appomattox Project Events

Spring Lecture

Civility & Democracy

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Evan McMullin
Executive Director, Stand Up Republic
2016 candidate for President of the United States 
 
Wednesday, March 11th
12:00 - 12:50  |  Clarke Building, Room 101b

Evan McMullin is the executive director of Stand Up Republic and former presidential candidate as an independent conservative. He began his career at the Central Intelligence Agency for which he spent much of his service overseas running counter-terrorism and traditional intelligence operations. In 2011, McMullin joined Goldman Sachs’s Investment Banking Division in San Francisco where he worked on strategic and capital raising projects in the industrial, consumer products, and technology industries. He returned to government service in 2013 as a senior advisor to the Foreign Affairs Committee and later as chief policy director to the Republican Conference in the House of Representatives. In this role, he led national security, government reform, natural resources, and veterans’ healthcare initiatives.

Selected Media and Readings


Stand Up Republic
Evan McMullin, Executive Director

Evan McMullin Would Vote for a Democrat if He Had to
Anna Marie-Cox, New York Times Magazine

Political polarization is a danger washing over our nation
Evan McMullin, Salt Lake Tribune, October 16, 2018

Evan McMullin on his independent presidential bid 
Fox News, August 15, 2016

To Lead or Disrupt? 
New York Times, October 14, 2016 

Conservatives, stop caving to Trump on liberty
Evan McMullin, CNN, February 27, 2017

Mormons to the Rescue?
Timothy Egan, New York Times, October 11, 2019