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Kahryn Riley

Advancement Officer

Kahryn Riley joined the Mackinac Center for Public Policy as an advancement officer in 2014. Based in Lansing, she is responsible for cultivating donor relationships throughout southeast Michigan.

Riley was introduced to public policy as an intern with the Center’s fiscal policy initiative in 2008. She later held internships with the Foundation for Economic Education, the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation, and FreedomWorks while earning her bachelor’s degree from Hillsdale College. Riley then went on to attend Regent University School of Law, where she studied with the Honors Program and served on the Moot Court Board.

Riley and her husband Brent reside in Holt, Mich.

From Kahryn Riley

Legislature Examines Overcriminalization

Two bills propose solutions to criminal intent problem … more

Proposed Legislation Could Change 'Strict Liability' Standard

Many laws now work against well-meaning citizens … more

Generations of Inspiration

A millennial reflects on the Legacy Society … more

Economic Protectionism and Consumer Safety

Examining legal challenges to occupational licensure … more

The Fight for Free Speech

Think tanks juggle privacy and advocacy … more

Friedman Sets Phil Donahue Straight

Great economist also a great man. … more