David Wolfford writes on politics, history, and other subjects. A native of Ashland, Kentucky, David attended the University of Kentucky earning a BA in Education and later an MA in Constitutional and Legal History. He has conducted original historical research and has covered contemporary politics for several years. His graduate school research on school desegregation led to five published articles in peer-reviewed journals and two oral history grants. With years of experience teaching AP Government, he is author of United States Government and Politics: Preparing for the Advanced Placement Exam (AMSCO/Perfection Learning). He lives in Cincinnati.
David has written for a variety of scholarly and popular publications on local, regional, and national levels. His articles have appeared in the Cincinnati Enquirer, The Weekly Standard, Telescope, National Review Online, The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, Ohio Valley History, Kentucky Monthly, Social Education, Lexington Herald-Leader, and many others. He has also written an online American History course, chapters in Armchair Reader: Civil War, and in The Encyclopedia of History (Gale/Cengage) series.
David teaches government and politics at Mariemont High School. He completed his student teaching in Hull, England, is a James Madison Fellow, and a National Board certified teacher. David has served as an AP Reader and has received grants from the Kentucky Oral History Commission and the Greater Cincinnati Foundation. He is the associate editor for the Ohio Council on Social Studies’ journal, The Review.