Richard Spencer is President of The National Policy Institute and Editor of Washington Summit Publishers, Radix Journal, and RadixJournal.com.
Spencer was formerly an Assistant Editor at The American Conservative magazine and Executive Editor of Taki's Magazine (Takimag). In 2010, he founded AlternativeRight.com, which he edited until 2012.
Spencer has been a guest speaker at the Property and Freedom Society, The Traditional Britain Group, American Renaissance, the HL Mencken Club, as well as NPI conferences.
He holds a B.A. with High Distinction from the University of Virginia and a M.A. from the University of Chicago. He was a doctoral student at Duke University before dropping out to pursue a life of thought-crime.
The National Policy Institute
Radix Journal / RadixJournal.com
Washington Summit Publishers
Founder and Editor, 2010-2012
The HL Mencken Club
Co-founder & Board Member
Taki’s Magazine (Takimag.com)
Executive Editor, 2008-2010
The American Conservative
Assistant Editor, 2007
Duke University, Department of History
Teaching Assistant, 2005-
The Blue Ridge School
Instructor of English, 2004-05
Bayrische Staatsoper (Bavarian State Opera)
Assistant to Director, 2004
Doctoral Studies in modern European intellectual history, 2005-07
University of Vienna
Vienna Circle Institute, Summer 2005, 2006
The University of Chicago
M.A. in the Humanities, 2003
The University of Virginia
B.A. with High Distinction in English Literature and Music, 1998-2001
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