BioAbby W. Schachter is a research fellow at Carnegie Mellon University’s Institute for Politics and Strategy.
She is the author of No Child Left Alone: Getting the Government out of Parenting (Encounter Books, 2016). Abby is raising four children with her artist husband Ben Schachter in Pittsburgh, PA.
Abby spent 2018 writing about medical marijuana and vaping. From 2003 to 2012, Abby was a member of the editorial board at the New York Post, where she served as a politics blogger, an op-ed page editor and books editor. She has served as a foreign correspondent from Jerusalem; an editorial writer in Washington; and a book reviewer, politics, pop culture and economics columnist for a wide variety of online and print publications. Her work appears in the Wall Street Journal, the Weekly Standard, Reason, Acculturated, the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Commentary Magazine, the Forward, the Jewish Review of Books, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle.
On Twitter she’s @abbyschachter.