Yoni Appelbaum

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Yoni Appelbaum
Education Ph.D. in American History from Brandeis University
A.B. from Columbia University
Occupation Politics Editor, The Atlantic
Known for Social and cultural historian

Yoni Appelbaum is Senior Editor for politics at The Atlantic.[1][2] Appelbaum was previously a columnist for the publication.[3]

Appelbaum holds an A.B. from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in history from Brandeis University. Before moving to The Atlantic, Appelbaum taught at Harvard University.[1] Appelbaum's academic work focused on what he has jokingly called the, "guilded age," the associative republicanism of the late 19th century, an era when mass-membership organizations like the Knights of Pythias, Chicago Lumber Exchange, and the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union were central to national politics.[4]


  1. ^ a b Mullin, Benjamin (6 January 2015). "Yoni Appelbaum named politics editor at The Atlantic". Poynter. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  2. ^ "The 60-second interview: Yoni Appelbaum, politics editor, TheAtlantic.com". Capital New York. 9 January 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  3. ^ Cornish, Audie (7 May 2012). "From Commenter To Columnist: The Atlantic's 'Cynic'". National Public Radio. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  4. ^ Perry, David M. (11 February 2015). "From Grad School to 'The Atlantic'". Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved 26 May 2015.

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