Peter Beinart

Senior Editor, The New Republic
October 19, 2000 - 11:30am

About Peter Beinart

Peter Beinart quickly made a name for himself in journalism, becoming the editor of the New Republic when he was only 28 years old. Beinart graduated from Yale in 1993 with a distinction in history and political science. Winning both the Rhodes and Marshall (declined) scholarships After a summer as a New Republic researcher and reporter, he went on to study at Oxford University. While working toward his master’s in international relations, Beinart wrote for The New Republic,Newsweek and London’s Financial Times. Following his graduation from Oxford University in 1995, he became managing editor and then senior editor at the New Republic. His writing has covered the changing politics of American cities, globalization, the Christian right and politics of Africa. Beinart’s articles have appeared in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Atlantic Monthly, and Time.