David Masci is the Senior Managing Editor of Discourse at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Previously, he worked as a senior research fellow and senior editor at the Pew Research Center. Prior to that, he was a staff writer at Congressional Quarterly. David is a graduate of Syracuse University, where he studied medieval history. He also received a JD from The National Law Center at The George Washington University. In his free time, David enjoys reading, listening to music and watching old movies.