Ross Douthat

Ross Douthat

New York Times Columnist | Film Critic for National Review | Media Fellow for The Institute for Human Ecology

Expertise: Media, Church History, and Theology

Ross Douthat joined The New York Times as an op-ed columnist in 2009. Previously, he was a senior editor at the Atlantic and a blogger for theatlantic.com. He is the author of To Change the Church: Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism (Simon and Schuster, 2018), Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics, (Simon and Schuster, 2012), and Privilege: Harvard and the Education of the Ruling Class (Hyperion, 2005). He is the co-author, with Reihan Salam, of Grand New Party: How Republicans Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream (Doubleday, 2008). Mr. Douthat is also the film critic for National Review.