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American Progress Experts

David M. Abromowitz

Areas of expertise: Housing policy, financing, and preservation; community and economic development; urban redevelopment; disconnected youth and prison re-entry

Gautam Adhikari

Areas of expertise: India, South Asia

Kellan Baker

Areas of expertise: LGBT issues, health care, health disparities

Michael Barr

Areas of expertise: Financial institutions, international finance, finance and development, jurisdiction and choice of law, transnational law

Donna Barry

Areas of expertise: Women's rights, reproductive health

Danielle Baussan

Areas of expertise: Energy and environmental policy

Elizabeth Baylor

Areas of expertise: Higher education

Joel Berg

Areas of expertise: Poverty, food policy

David A. Bergeron

Areas of expertise: Higher education

Ulrich Boser

Areas of expertise: K-12 education

Melissa Boteach

Areas of expertise: Poverty, family policy

Heather Boushey

Areas of expertise: Demographics and census, economics, employment, labor, poverty, welfare, women and work

Shlomo Brom

Areas of expertise: Middle East, Israel, Iran, defense policy

Catherine Brown

Areas of expertise: Early childhood education, K-12 education

Cynthia G. Brown

Areas of expertise: K-12 education

Matt Browne

Areas of expertise: Europe, Western Hemisphere, Australasia, international economics, trans-Atlantic relations

Maura Calsyn

Areas of expertise: Health care

Jim Carr

Areas of expertise: Housing, economic policy

Alison Cassady

Areas of expertise: Energy and environmental policy

Alan Cohen

Areas of expertise: Social Security, federal budget, public finance

Michael Conathan

Areas of expertise: Ocean policy

John B. Craig

Areas of expertise: Middle East

David M. Cutler

Areas of expertise: Economics, health care

Kevin DeGood

Areas of expertise: Infrastructure, transportation policy and finance

Rudy deLeon

Areas of expertise: Asia-Pacific, China, defense policy, defense budget, legislative and executive process, politics

Greg Dotson

Areas of expertise: Energy and environmental policy

Laura E. Durso

Areas of expertise: LGBT issues, youth homelessness, health disparities

Sarah Edelman

Areas of expertise: Housing

Molly Elgin-Cossart

Areas of expertise: International development, United Nations, international economics, rising powers

Zeke Emanuel

Areas of expertise: Health care

Henry Fernandez

Areas of expertise: State and municipal policy, elections, civil rights, immigration

Marshall Fitz

Areas of expertise: Immigration policy

Shawn Fremstad

Areas of expertise: Economic security, family policy, poverty

Jocelyn Frye

Areas of expertise: Women's economic security, women's rights

Glen S. Fukushima

Areas of expertise: Japan, Asia

Sam Fulwood III

Areas of expertise: Media, race and ethnicity

Arkadi Gerney

Areas of expertise: Crime, gun policy, data innovation, data privacy, criminal justice

Daniella Gibbs Léger

Areas of expertise: Race, media, politics, elections

Sarah Jane Glynn

Areas of expertise: Economics, employment, labor, women and work, workforce development, business and industry

Julia Gordon

Areas of expertise: Housing and consumer finance

Kate Gordon

Areas of expertise: Energy and environmental policy

Rob Griffin

Areas of expertise: Elections, political demography, public opinion

Sharita Gruberg

Areas of expertise: LGBT issues, immigration law and policy

Ken Gude

Areas of expertise: Civil liberties, terrorism

John Halpin

Areas of expertise: Elections, political theory, public opinion

Katie Hamm

Areas of expertise: Early childhood

Brian Harding

Areas of expertise: Asia-Pacific, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Japan, defense policy

Melanie Hart

Areas of expertise: China, Asia-Pacific, Chinese energy and climate policy

Max Hoffman

Areas of expertise: Turkey, climate migration security, food security, defense policy

Hannah Hussey

Areas of expertise: LGBT issues, youth homelessness, juvenile justice

Marc Jarsulic

Areas of expertise: Economic policy, macroeconomics, financial regulation

Michele L. Jawando

Areas of expertise: The Supreme Court and the judicial system, democracy and voting, civil rights, criminal justice and civil liberties, race and ethnicity, women's rights, religion

Brian Katulis

Areas of expertise: Middle East, terrorism

Greg Kaufmann

Areas of expertise: Poverty

Angela Maria Kelley

Areas of expertise: Immigration, media

Cathleen Kelly

Areas of expertise: International climate policy, resilience policy

Jitinder Kohli

Areas of expertise: Business and industry, cities, housing, economy, Europe, government, immigration, race and civil rights

Lawrence J. Korb

Areas of expertise: Federal budget, military, defense policy, defense budget

Jeff Krehely

Areas of expertise: LGBT issues, domestic policy

Hardin Lang

Areas of expertise: Middle East, political Islam, post-conflict stabilization and peacekeeping, United Nations

Matt Lee-Ashley

Areas of expertise: Public lands, energy and environmental policy

Scott Lilly

Areas of expertise: Federal budget policy, discretionary spending, economics

David Madland

Areas of expertise: Economic policy, retirement, labor unions, employment, public opinion, economic inequality, middle class

Michael Madowitz

Areas of expertise: Budget and fiscal policy, public finance, macroeconomics, work and family issues, energy and environmental economics

Carmel Martin

Areas of expertise: Domestic policy, early childhood policy, economy, education, federal budget, higher education, poverty, progressive movement, religion and values, women’s rights

Sarah McBride

Areas of expertise: LGBT issues, nondiscrimination protections, religious liberty

Ben Miller

Areas of expertise: Higher education

Tiffany D. Miller

Areas of expertise: K-12 education

Jonathan D. Moreno

Areas of expertise: Bioethics, medical ethics, stem cell research, end-of-life ethics, science policy, neuroethics, bioterrorism, emerging military technologies

Patrick Murphy

Areas of expertise: Veterans, military, defense policy, politics

John Norris

Areas of expertise: International development, global conflict, human rights, United Nations

Lizet Ocampo

Areas of expertise: Immigration policy, Hispanic/Latino issues, race and ethnicity, democracy and voting

Pete Ogden

Areas of expertise: International climate policy, foreign policy

Chelsea Parsons

Areas of expertise: Crime, gun policy, criminal justice

Lisette Partelow

Areas of expertise: K-12 education

Christine Parthemore

Areas of expertise: Food security, nuclear nonproliferation, nontraditional security issues

Shilpa Phadke

Areas of expertise: Women’s economic security, women's rights, legislative and executive process, government innovation and diversity

John Prendergast

Areas of expertise: Human rights, central and eastern Africa

Daniel Restrepo

Areas of expertise: Latin America, Western Hemisphere

Aaron Ridings

Areas of expertise: LGBT issues, poverty and economic opportunity, American Indian issues, education

Bishop Gene Robinson

Areas of expertise: LGBT issues, religion

Tracey Ross

Areas of expertise: Urban poverty, place-based initiatives

Yvette Sanchez Fuentes

Areas of expertise: Early childhood

Scott Sargrad

Areas of expertise: K-12 education

Joshua Sharfstein

Areas of expertise: Health care

Vikram Singh

Areas of expertise: Asia-Pacific, Southeast Asia, China, India, defense policy

Ken Sofer

Areas of expertise: Asia-Pacific, Middle East, nontraditional security issues

Topher Spiro

Areas of expertise: Health care

Sally Steenland

Areas of expertise: Religious liberty, religion and LGBT equality, women’s reproductive health, progressive faith

Erik Stegman

Areas of expertise: Poverty, American Indian/Alaska Native issues, LGBT issues

Harry Stein

Areas of expertise: Federal budget, the appropriations process, tax policy, national security, tax reform

Trevor Sutton

Areas of expertise: Corruption, national security law, Southeast Asia, illicit finance

Neera Tanden

Areas of expertise: Economy, elections, health care, domestic policy, politics, women's issues

Gwynne Taraska

Areas of expertise: International climate policy, energy and environmental policy

Ruy Teixeira

Areas of expertise: Elections, political demography, public opinion

Nidhi Thakar

Areas of expertise: Public lands, energy and environmental policy

Alexandra Thornton

Areas of expertise: Tax and fiscal policy, individual and corporate taxation, tax administration, environment and energy taxes

Joe Valenti

Areas of expertise: Poverty, consumer finance

Rebecca Vallas

Areas of expertise: Poverty, disability, Social Security, criminal justice and re-entry policy

Ariella Viehe

Areas of expertise: Post-conflict stabilization, Afghanistan, North Africa, Middle East

Karla Walter

Areas of expertise: Employment, labor

Judith Warner

Areas of expertise: Journalism, women's issues

Christian E. Weller

Areas of expertise: Private pensions, Social Security, U.S. economy and the labor market, the Federal Reserve, international finance, consumer credit and finance

Michael Werz

Areas of expertise: Turkey, Latin America, Europe, climate migration security, nontraditional security issues

Rachel West

Areas of expertise: Poverty, low-wage labor, employment, economy

Heidi Williamson

Areas of expertise: Women’s rights; reproductive health, rights, and justice; race and ethnicity

Philip E. Wolgin

Areas of expertise: Immigration policy, refugee policy

Michela Zonta

Areas of expertise: Housing and consumer finance