Carlos Lozada is the nonfiction book critic at the Washington Post. Previously, he served as the paper’s national security editor and economics editor. Before joining the Post in 2005, he was managing editor of Foreign Policy magazine, which he helped lead to the 2003 National Magazine Award for general excellence. He has also been a Knight-Bagehot fellow in economics and business journalism at Columbia University. A native of Lima, Peru, he graduated from Notre Dame in 1993 with a degree in economics and government, and earned a master’s degree from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in 1997. His weekly seminar course, “American Political Journalism,” is taught at the Post newsroom and is part of Notre Dame’s Washington semester program.