Devin Foley

Devin is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Charlemagne Institute, which operates Intellectual Takeout, Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture, and the Alcuin Internship. He is a graduate of Hillsdale College where he studied history and political science. Prior to co-founding Charlemagne Institute, he served as the Director of Development at the Center of the American Experiment, a state-based think tank in Minnesota.

Devin is a contributor to local and national newspapers, a frequent guest on a variety of talk shows, such as Minneapolis' KTLK and NPR's Talk of the Nation, and regularly shares culture and education insights presenting to civic groups, schools, and other organizations. In 2011, he was named a Young Leader by the American Swiss Foundation.

Devin and his wife have been married for eighteen years and have six children. When he's not working, Devin enjoys time with family while also relaxing through reading, horticulture, home projects, and skiing and snowboarding.

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  • In This Number: October 2020
    October 2020

    In This Number: October 2020

    3 ½ min

    A note from Charlemagne Institute Chief Executive Devin Foley on Chronicles' recent readers survey. Mr. Foley also introduces this hallmark issue. "We are fighting a spiritual that will be determined by the will to power."

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  • In This Number
    April/May 2020

    In This Number

    2 ½ min

    A note from the publisher introducing the April/May 2020 Chronicles.

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  • Lighting Up History
    March 2020

    Lighting Up History

    9 ½ min

    When it comes to social hierarchy, smokers are only a few notches above pedophiles. Yes, smokers are bad, they smell terrible, and they cost us money—and everyone knows it. One would expect the “smokers bad” message to saturate The Cigarette. Surp

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  • November 2019

    In This Number

    3 ¼ min

    I write with bittersweet excitement to reveal the new interim editor in chief of Chronicles. As our readers know, Aaron Wolf was to become the editor in chief this year, but passed away suddenly on Easter Sunday. Aaron was an exceptional man and a wo

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  • The Epstein Enigma
    October 2019

    The Epstein Enigma

    3 ¼ min

    According to the official narrative, on Aug. 10, 2019, Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire playboy charged with sex-trafficking minors, committed suicide in his jail cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City. Only a third of American

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