Julian Binder

Julian Binder

Politics, History, Economics, Philosophy
Fact Checker
McGill University


  • Reviews articles at The Balance by fact-checking for accuracy and adding inline citations
  • Published in a peer-reviewed cultural studies journal
  • Research assistant for economics projects analyzing social trends in Civil War postal data
  • Content writer and editor for numerous companies


Julian Binder studied American history, won the North American Studies Book Prize, and graduated with distinction from McGill University. They worked as an economics research assistant for the department chair by analyzing Civil War postal data for new insight into diversity amongst the postmaster elite. Julian went on to publish cultural studies work in a peer-reviewed academic journal. Before joining Dotdash, Julian worked on the content side at two different companies, focusing on copywriting and editing.

As a fact checker for The Balance, Julian is able to utilize their experience as an editor and economics research assistant. Their role as fact checker is to review articles for accuracy, update data as needed, and verify all facts by citing trusted sources.


Julian received a B.A. from McGill University in American Studies, East Asian Studies, and Marketing.