Ian Lindquist is a Visiting Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. His work focuses on liberal and classical education, civil society and civic education, and the traditional and communal grounds of liberty in modern and contemporary society and culture. He previously served as the program manager for education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, where he wrote on charter-school innovation and expansion. His writings on education policy and his frequent book reviews have been published by the American Enterprise Institute, U.S. News, the Weekly Standard, and the Washington Free Beacon.
Concurrent with his post at EPPC, Mr. Lindquist serves as the Executive Director of the Public Interest Fellowship, where he oversees organizational operations, strategic partnerships, and the professional and liberal education of the fellows.
From 2009 to 2015, Mr. Lindquist was a middle and high school teacher, and assistant headmaster, with Great Hearts Academies in Phoenix, Arizona, where he taught Socratic seminars on great books to high school sophomores and juniors. During his time at Great Hearts, he was a Leadership Fellow and a network-wide instructional coach for faculty of the Socratic seminar Humane Letters course.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from St. John’s College in Annapolis. He resides in Hyattsville, Maryland, with his wife and family.