Colin Laidley - The Balance

Economics, Government & Policy, Research
Senior Research Coordinator
The New School, McGill University


  • Senior Research Coordinator for The Balance
  • Colin manages timely updates to The Balance's vast library of evergreen content
  • Co-editor of "#Charlottesville: White Supremacy, Populism, and Resistance" (OR Books, 2018)


Colin Laidley is a Senior Research Coordinator for The Balance. He manages timely updates to The Balance's library of evergreen content. He edits and fact-checks articles on a wide variety of topics including investing, economics, and personal finance.

Prior to joining The Balance, Colin was an editor at Public Seminar, a digital journal of politics and culture, where he co-edited "#Charlottesville: White Supremacy, Populism, and Resistance." He was also a fact-checking intern for Bookforum Magazine.


Colin received his bachelor's in history and political science from McGill University. He received his master's in publishing and journalism from The New School.