About

The Wilson Quarterly is a window on the world of ideas for general readers. Historical perspective and a commitment to consider all sides are the hallmarks of its articles on foreign affairs, politics, culture, science, and other subjects. By making new knowledge accessible to all, it aims to foster more informed public debate.

The Wilson Quarterly is published by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars at One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004-3027.

EDITOR
Steven Lagerfeld
LITERARY EDITOR
Sarah L. Courteau
ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Darcy Courteau
ASSISTANT EDITOR
Jacob Locke
EDITORIAL INTERN
Jake J. Smith
EDITORS AT LARGE
Ann Hulbert, James Morris, Jay Tolson
COPY EDITOR
Vincent Ercolano
PHOTO RESEARCHER
Madeline Kelty

CONTRIBUTING EDITORS
Daniel Akst, Stephen Bates, Martha Bayles, Max Byrd,
Linda Colley, Denis Donoghue, Max Holland, Walter Reich,
Alan Ryan, Amy E. Schwartz, Edward Tenner, Charles Townshend, Alan Wolfe
BOARD OF EDITORIAL ADVISORS
K. Anthony Appiah, Cynthia Arnson, Amy Chua, Tyler Cowen, Harry Harding, Robert Hathaway,
Elizabeth Johns, Jackson Lears, Robert Litwak, Wilfred M. McClay, Blair Ruble,
Peter Skerry, S. Frederick Starr, Martin Walker, Samuel Wells
FOUNDING EDITOR
Peter Braestrup (1929–1997)

BUSINESS DIRECTOR
Suzanne Napper