Meet the Staff

Robert Kuttner

Robert Kuttner is co-founder and co-editor of The American Prospect, and professor at Brandeis University's Heller School. His latest book is Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism? In addition to writing for the Prospect, he writes for The Huffington Post, The Boston Globe, and the New York Review of Books. 

Follow Bob at his site,, and on Twitter. 

Paul Starr

Paul Starr is co-founder and co-editor of The American Prospect. and professor of sociology and public affairs at Princeton University. A winner of the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction and the Bancroft Prize in American history, he is the author of eight books, including Entrenchment: Wealth, Power, and the Constitution of Democratic Societies, which will be out next year.

Harold Meyerson

Harold Meyerson is executive editor of The American Prospect. His email is

Gabrielle Gurley

Gabrielle Gurley is The American Prospect’s deputy editor. Her Twitter is @gurleygg, and her email is

Mary Parsons

Mary Parsons is the art director of The American Prospect. Her email is

Amanda Teuscher

Amanda Teuscher is The American Prospect's managing editor.

Sam Ross-Brown

Sam Ross-Brown is The American Prospect's associate editor. 

Manuel Madrid

Manuel Madrid is a writing fellow at The American Prospect

Kalena Thomhave

Kalena Thomhave is a writing fellow at the Prospect.

Follow @kalenasthom

Eliza Newlin Carney

Eliza Newlin Carney is a weekly columnist at The American Prospect. Her email is


Adele M. Stan

Adele M. Stan is a columnist for The American Prospect. She is research director of People for the American Way, and a winner of the Hillman Prize for Opinion & Analysis Journalism.

Paul Waldman

Paul Waldman is a weekly columnist and senior writer for The American Prospect. He also writes for the Plum Line blog at The Washington Post and The Week and is the author of Being Right is Not Enough: What Progressives Must Learn From Conservative Success.

Gershom Gorenberg

Gershom Gorenberg is a senior correspondent for The Prospect. He is the author of The Unmaking of Israel, of The Accidental Empire: Israel and the Birth of the Settlements, 1967-1977 and of The End of Days: Fundamentalism and the Struggle for the Temple Mount. He blogs at South Jerusalem. Follow @GershomG.

Justin Spees

Justin Spees is the Development & Communications Manager at The American Prospect.

Stephen Whiteside

Stephen Whiteside is the Prospect's publishing assistant.


Samuel D. K. Breslow, Katie Malone, Ivey Noojin

Contributing Editors
Spencer Ackerman, Marcia Angell, Gabriel Arana, David Bacon, Jamelle Bouie, Heather Boushey, Alan Brinkley, Eliza Newlin Carney, Jonathan Cohn, Ann Crittenden, David Dayen, Robert Dreyfus, Jeff Faux, Ann Friedman, Michelle Goldberg, Gershom Gorenberg, E.J. Graff, Bob Herbert, Arlie Hochschild, Christopher Jencks, Randall Kennedy, Chris Mooney, Bob Moser, Sarah Posner, Jedediah Purdy, Robert D. Putnam, Richard Rothstein, Adele M. Stan, Deborah A. Stone, Noy Thrupkaew, Michael Tomasky, Paul Waldman, Willian Julius Wilson, Matthew Yglesias

Board of Directors
Michael Stern (chairperson), Stephen B. Heintz (vice-chairperson)
Chuck Collins, Shanty Fry, Stanley Greenberg, Jacob Hacker, Robert Kuttner, Amy Marshall Lambrecht (ex-officio), Ronald B. Mincy, Miles Rapoport, Adele Simmons, Janet Shenk, Ganesh Sitaraman, William Spriggs, Paul Starr 

Robert B. Reich

Founding Sponsors: Kenneth J. Arrow, Daniel Bell (1919-2011), Kenneth B. Clark (1914-2005), Marian Wright Edelman, John Kenneth Galbraith (1908-2006), Sidney Harman (1918-2011), Irving Harris (1910-2004), Albert O. Hirschman, Harry Kahn (1917-1999), Charles Lindblom, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. (1917-2007), Fritz Stern, James Tobin (1918-2002), Frank Weil