Franklin Foer ’92

Franklin Foer '92 joined the board in 2015. He currently serves on the External Affairs Committee and Diversity Committee.

Franklin is a national correspondent at the Atlantic. For seven years, he edited The New Republic magazine. He is the author of World Without Mind: The Existential Threat Of Big Tech, named one of the best books of 2017 by the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and NPR. His other books include the international bestseller How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization, and with fellow GDS grad Marc Tracy ’03, he wrote Jewish Jocks: An Unorthodox Hall of Fame. Franklin graduated Columbia College in 1996.


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Georgetown Day School is a coed, preK-12, non-sectarian private school in Washington, DC with small class sizes and a diverse school community. Our comprehensive, innovative curriculum includes hands-on learning, honors and AP classes, as well as advanced-level math and STEM courses. An education is not just college prep and SAT scores. GDS teachers focus on providing the best education for each child, from elementary grades through high school. The school performing arts program includes theater, dance, and music. The athletics program offers competitive sports for student athletes, including cross-country, track, soccer, lacrosse, and crew/rowing. With our strong commitment to financial aid, an independent school tuition is affordable.