Kevin D. Williamson is director of the William F. Buckley Jr. Fellowship in Political Journalism at the National Review Institute, a roving correspondent for National Review, and the author of the highly acclaimed book, The End Is Near and It’s Going To Be Awesome (2013). He is a contributor to the books The New Leviathan: The State vs. The Individual in the 21st Century and Future Tense: The Lessons of Culture in an Age of Upheaval. He is the theater critic for The New Criterion and has served as an adjunct professor at The King’s College, New York.
A native of West Texas, Williamson studied literature and linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin before joining the Bombay-based Indian Express newspaper chain in 1996. After serving as director of the journalism and media program at the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University, he joined National Review in 2008. He covers the intersection of economics, culture, and politics. His work has appeared in various publications across the country, and he is a regular television and radio guest. Williamson resides in New York City.