Eleanor Bartow (formerly Stables) is managing editor at The American. Before joining the magazine in February 2008, she was a reporter at Congressional Quarterly for two and a half years and covered homeland security, defense, energy, commerce, and other topics. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, National Geographic Traveler, National Geographic News, Washingtonian, and the American Spectator. She has been interviewed on NPR and WABC. Bartow was a 2011 National Review Institute Washington Fellow and a 2012 Claremont Institute Lincoln Fellow. In 2003, she received a Fulbright Professional Grant in Journalism to write about terrorism in Spain. She was an Echols scholar and English major at the University of Virginia and was editor of U.Va.’s weekly newsmagazine, The Declaration. Originally from London, and with most of her family from New Zealand, she now lives in Alexandria, Virginia.