February 6, 2019
EPPC Senior Fellows Henry Olsen and Peter Wehner are taking on new roles with major publications. Mr. Olsen will become a daily opinion columnist for the Washington Post, and Mr. Wehner will become a contributing editor for The Atlantic. Both Mr. Olsen and Mr. Wehner will carry out their new roles in their continuing capacity as EPPC scholars.
According to the Post, Mr. Olsen “will write daily pieces focusing on politics, populism, foreign affairs and American conservative thought.” Mr. Olsen is the author of The Working Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism and The Four Faces of the Republican Party, co-authored with Dante Scala.
In addition to writing for the Atlantic, Mr. Wehner will continue as a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. Mr. Wehner is author of City of Man: Religion and Politics in a New Era, co-authored with Michael J. Gerson, and Wealth and Justice: The Morality of Democratic Capitalism, co-authored with Arthur C. Brooks. His forthcoming book for HarperCollins, The Death of Politics: How to Heal Our Frayed Republic After Trump, will be published in June 2019.