• About:

      Robert Kuttner is co-editor of The American Prospect and professor of social policy at the Heller School at Brandeis University. He is author of ten books, most recently Debtors Prison: The Politics of Austerity Versus Possibility (2013). His writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The New Yorker, New York Review of Books, Harpers, Foreign Affairs, Harvard Business Review, The New Republic, Columbia Journalism Review, Political Science Quarterly, and the New England Journal of Medicine, where he was national policy correspondent. In a career combining journalism, scholarship and public service, he was chief investigator of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee, economics editor of The New Republic, national staff writer and syndicated columnist on the Washington Post. Robert Kuttner was educated at Oberlin College, the University of California at Berkeley, and the London School of Economics. His awards include the Paul Hoffman Award of the United Nations Development Program for his life’s work on economic growth and social justice. He holds honorary doctorates from Oberlin and Swarthmore.