Emerson joined Princo in August 2019. He graduated magna cum laude with an A.B. in Philosophy from Princeton, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. As an undergraduate, Emerson received the John McPhee Award in Independent Journalism for his long-form profile of Tuckernuck Island and the Class of 1869 Prize for his senior thesis on the relationship between ethics and ontology in natural law thought. He enjoys backpacking, cycling, writing, and playing the piano.