Mary Grabar earned her Ph.D. in English from the University of Georgia in 2002. She is currently a resident fellow at the Alexander Hamilton Institute in Clinton, New York. After teaching at several colleges in Georgia, she taught English at Emory University from 2007-2013 through the Program in American Democracy and Citizenship. She is the editor of dissidentprof.com, a blog dedicated to educational reform. She is researching and writing a book on George Schuyler (1895-1977), a noted African-American journalist. Grabar is a frequent contributor to print and online publications and has published fiction and poetry as well.