Matthew Hennessey

Matthew Hennessey is associate editorial-page features editor at the Wall Street Journal. He was City Journal associate editor from 2013–2017. Previously, he was managing editor of research publications at the Manhattan Institute and a staff writer at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. His essays and op-eds have appeared in the New York Post, New York Daily NewsHartford CourantDallas Morning NewsChicago Sun-Times, and Chicago Tribune, as well as at National Review Online,,, and He is also a contributor to He holds a B.A. in political science from Hunter College of the City University of New York and an M.A. in international political economy and development from Fordham University. Twitter: @matthennessey