Joshua Barthel is the editor of Rhetoric. He’s a writer based in Washington, DC and a former contributing editor at the Harvard International Review. He studied government and political science at Harvard, where he received the Setchkarev Prize for Best Undergraduate Paper.

At various point in his life, Joshua has paid the bills working in law, architecture and design, editing, management consulting, and the lucrative world of dog sitting. He generates the bills through troublingly expensive habits, including travel, golf, cycling, coffee, tea, and book collecting. Contact him at or on Twitter @BarthelJoshua.

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