James Poulos is the Executive Editor of The American Mind, the Claremont Institute's online publication devoted to driving the conversation about the ideas and principles that drive American political life.
Dr. Poulos graduated from Duke University with distinction in Political Science and received his Ph.D. in Government from Georgetown University. The author of The Art of Being Free (St. Martin's Press, 2017), a study of Tocqueville's Democracy in America, he is also the contributing editor of American Affairs and a fellow at the Center for the Study of Digital Life.
A frequent commentator on technology and the American character, his writing has been featured in publications from National Affairs to National Review and Foreign Affairs to Foreign Policy, and praised at The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New Yorker, and many more. Dr. Poulos has appeared on numerous television and radio programs and delivered remarks before audiences at organizations and campuses across the country. He lives in Los Angeles.