Carlos Lozada is the nonfiction book critic of the Washington Post, and has previously served as the paper’s economics editor, national security editor, and Outlook editor. Before joining the Post in 2005, he was managing editor of Foreign Policy magazine and a Knight-Bagehot fellow at Columbia University. He received the Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 2019 (and was a finalist in 2018) and recipient of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle citation for excellence in reviewing. Lozada is a 1993 graduate of the University of Notre Dame and earned a master’s degree in public policy from Princeton University in 1997. He has taught the “American Political Journalism” course in the Washington program since 2009.