David Bahr is managing editor at The American Mind. He previously worked to connect R Street scholars with reporters, columnists, bloggers, editorial boards, and television and radio producers. He also has written about harm reduction issues for R Street and writes a regular column on the Western canon for Forbes.

David previously served as a fact checker and assistant literary editor at The Weekly Standard.

He was a Hertog Fellow and recipient of the Claremont Institute’s Lincoln Fellowship.

David has a background in philosophy and the classics, with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland and master’s in liberal arts from St. John’s College in Annapolis.

David lives in Bethesda, Maryland with his wife, son and daughter.