Steve Lagerfeld


Steve Lagerfeld, a public policy fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, is writing a book on contrarians. He was the editor of The Wilson Quarterly from 1999 to 2014.

A Different Sense of Privilege

from Distinctions That Define and Divide, Volume 23, Number 2

Privilege today still comes with strings attached, but they are different now.

America, the Exceptional?

from America on the Brink, Volume 22, Number 3

Once attacked for rejecting American exceptionalism, liberals now are in almost sole possession of it.

In with the Out Crowd

from Identities—What Are They Good For?, Volume 20, Number 2

Banding together is a healthy human impulse. Banding together in knots of narcissistic fury is not.