Reihan Salam

Board Member Emeritus, New America (2015-2017); President, Manhattan Institute; Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow, 2010

Reihan Salam, a 2010 Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow with the New America Fellows Program, is the fifth president of Manhattan Institute. Previously, Salam served as the executive editor of National Review and a National Review Institute Policy Fellow; in 2017, he was named a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. Salam is a contributing editor at The Atlantic, National Affairs, and National Review. Mr. Salam is the author of Melting Pot or Civil War? (Sentinel, 2018) and the co-author, with Ross Douthat, of Grand New Party (Doubleday, 2008).

Early in his career, Mr. Salam was an editorial researcher for David Brooks at The New York Times and a producer at NBC News, before becoming associate editor of The Atlantic. His writing has appeared in publications such as Slate, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, The Washington Post, The Times of London, and The Spectator—and he has appeared as an analyst on a number of radio and television programs, including All Things Considered, Face the Nation, and This Week.

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