David M. Bardallis is the Mackinac Center for Public Policy’s new policy writer and editor.

Bardallis works in the communications department writing and editing Center publications including IMPACT!, Michigan Privatization Report magazine, Free Market Moments radio program, and the Viewpoint commentary series. He also helps Center scholars and research staff produce major studies and reports, books, guest editorials for state and national newspapers, and Mackinac Center promotional and educational literature.

Bardallis graduated with distinction from the Dearborn campus of the University of Michigan where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in English literature and psychology. He was a senior editor of the school’s national award-winning literary arts journal, Lyceum.

“Dave combines a rare writing talent with keen insight into free market economics. His clear, persuasive style helps policy makers, community leaders, and citizens learn and apply Mackinac Center ideas,” said Joseph Lehman, director of communications.