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A Chicago native, John Paul Rollert teaches classes in leadership, politics, and ethics at Harvard University and The University of Chicago. He frequently writes on law, culture, and politics for a variety of publications, including, Slate, Politico, Bloomberg, The Washington Post, Boston Review, The Atlantic, The Los Angeles Review, The Paris Review, The Yale Law Review, and The New York Times. His fiction has also been featured in The Madison Review, Homestead Review, and The Harvard Advocate. You can follow him @jprollert.