Founder and Editorial Director, Political Report
Daniel Nichanian is the founder and editorial director of The Appeal: Political Report, a vertical of The Appeal that covers the local politics of criminal justice and mass incarceration. He also writes in the Political Report, and sends its weekly newsletter.
He has also written on criminal justice, voting rights, local politics, and political theory in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Philosophy & Rhetoric, Democracy, The Daily Beast, FiveThirtyEight, NBC News, Vox, and other publications. He completed his PhD in political theory at the University of Chicago, where he also worked as a postdoctoral fellow.