Katrina vanden Heuvel

  • Editor and Publisher, The Nation

Katrina vanden Heuvel is Editor and Publisher of The Nation.


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Katrina vanden Heuvel is Editor and Publisher of The Nation.

She is a frequent commentator on American and international politics on ABC, MSNBC, CNN and PBS. Her articles have appeared in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Foreign Policy Magazine and The Boston Globe.

She writes a weekly web column for The Washington Post. Her blog Editor's Cut appears at thenation.com.

She is the author of The Change I Believe In: Fighting for Progress in The Age of Obama (Nation Books, 2011). She is also the editor of Meltdown: How Greed and Corruption Shattered Our Financial System and How We Can Recover and co-editor of Taking Back America--And Taking Down The Radical Right.

She has received awards for public service from numerous groups, including The Liberty Hill Foundation, The Correctional Association and The Association for American-Russian Women. In 2003, she received the New York Civil Liberties Union's Callaway Prize for the Defense of the Right of Privacy. She is also the recipient of The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee's 2003 "Voices of Peace" award, and the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund’s 2006 “Justice in Action” award.

Vanden Heuvel serves on the boards of several associations including, The Institute for Women’s Policy Research, The Institute for Policy Studies, The World Policy Institute, The Correctional Association of New York, and the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute. She also is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

She is a summa cum laude graduate of Princeton University, and she lives in New York City with her husband and daughter.