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Rita Koganzon

Rita Koganzon is a graduate student at Harvard University in the Government Department studying political theory.


In The New Atlantis


The Unmanning of America

Number 31 ~ Spring 2011

Slacking as Self-Discovery

Number 29 ~ Fall 2010

The Ivy League Lament

Number 26 ~ Fall 2009 - Winter 2010

The World Made New

Number 21 ~ Summer 2008

Science and Totalitarianism

Number 18 ~ Fall 2007

Other Publications


  • “The Self-Made Man,” Doublethink Online, May 29, 2008
  • “Ben Franklin’s Vision,” Policy Review, April/May 2009
  • “All Camped Out,” Doublethink Magazine, Fall 2009. Reprinted in Signs of Life in the USA: Readings on Popular Culture for Writers, edited by Sonia Maasik and Jack Solomon (New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2011)
  • “The Internship Problem,” National Review Online, June 21, 2011
  • “Herman Sinaiko: In memoriam,” The Midway Review, Autumn 2001
  • “Producing a Reconciliation of Disinterestedness and Commerce: The Political Rhetoric of Education in the Early Republic,” Barnard Prize Essay. History of Education Quarterly 52, August 2012
  • “Educating for Liberty? The Shortcomings of Contemporary Civic Education Theories,” AEI Program on American Citizenship Policy Brief, August 2012
  • “Rumor Has It," Claremont Review of Books, Spring 2012