Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review. Ponnuru grew up in Kansas City and graduated summa cum laude from Princeton’s history department.
Ponnuru has published articles in numerous newspapers including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Newsday, and the New York Post. He has also written for First Things, Policy Review, The Weekly Standard, The New Republic, Reason, and other publications. He is the author of the monograph The Mystery of Japanese Growth (American Enterprise Institute/Centre for Policy Studies). He has been a fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs in London and a media fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution.
He has appeared on CNN’s “Inside Politics,” NBC’s “The McLaughlin Group,” MSNBC’s “Buchanan & Press” and “Donahue,” CNBC’s “Kudlow & Cramer,” PBS’s “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer,” CSPAN’s “Washington Journal,” Comedy Central’s “Politically Incorrect,” Fox News, and NPR’s “Morning Edition.”
Ponnuru lives in Washington D.C. with his wife April, a policy adviser to the Majority Whip in the U.S. House of Representatives.