Dave Tomar

Author, Blogger, Music Journalist, Recipient of Numerous Sports Participation Trophies

Dave Tomar is an author and journalist who has written extensively on education, music, pop culture and basically any other topic that doesn't involve math. Tomar catapulted to notoriety with his controversial and eye-opening 2010 Chronicle of Higher Education article, “The Shadow Scholar.” Writing under the pseudonym Ed Dante, Tomar spilled the beans on his decade-long career as an academic ghostwriter while simultaneously announcing his retirement from the business. Tomar has written for The New York Times and Huffington Post, and has appeared on The Today Show and ABC World News. Tomar is also a long-suffering Philadelphia Phillies fan who is not above hurling objects at his television during baseball season.