Yuval Levin is the editor of National Affairs. He is also a fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, a senior editor of The New Atlantis, contributing editor to National Review and a contributing writer to Newsweek, and First Things. He has been a member of the White House domestic policy staff (under President George W. Bush), executive director of the President’s Council on Bioethics, and a congressional staffer. He is the author, most recently, of Imagining the Future: Science and American Democracy (Encounter, 2008). He holds a BA from American University and a PhD from the University of Chicago.