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Judith Warner

Senior Fellow

Judith Warner is a Senior Fellow at American Progress. She is also a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine and a columnist for Time.com. She is currently a recipient of a Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism.

She is best known for her New York Times bestseller, Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety, and her former New York Times column “Domestic Disturbances.”

Her latest book, We’ve Got Issues: Children and Parents in the Age of Medication, received a 2010 Outstanding Media Award for Science and Health Reporting from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, a 2011 Changing Lives Award from the Parent/Professional Advocacy League, and a 2012 Friends of Children’s Mental Health Media Award from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

A former special correspondent for Newsweek in Paris, she hosted “The Judith Warner Show” on XM satellite radio from 2005 to 2007 and wrote the 1993 New York Times bestseller Hillary Clinton: The Inside Story, as well as several other books.

Ms. Warner, 47, grew up in New York City and received her B.A. with honors, magna cum laude, from Brown University in 1987. She received an M.A. in 1990 from Columbia University, where she was a Marjorie Hope Nicholson Fellow.

She speaks frequently on women’s issues and children’s mental health, and lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband, Max Berley, and two daughters.