Hailing from Sacramento, California, Matthew Reade is the editor-in-chief emeritus of the Claremont Independent, an award-winning journal of campus news and political thought that has become one of the most influential and widely read campus publications in America. His writing has appeared in several national publications, including the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and American Greatness.
A Koch Institute summer fellow, Matthew researched housing and education policy for the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii, before spending the fall of 2016 with the education policy team at the American Enterprise Institute.
In May 2018, Matthew graduated from Pomona College, where he studied Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. His thesis about administrative power has won Pomona’s Politea Prize, as well as the Mary Ford Bacon Prize for the best essay on the U.S. Constitution. He is a second-year student at the University of Chicago Law School, and serves as the Executive Online Editor of the University of Chicago Law Review.