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American Progress Experts

Gautam Adhikari

Areas of expertise: India, South Asia, secular humanism/religious politics, global trends in liberalism, media and democracy

Kate Bahn

Areas of expertise: Economy, labor markets and wages, women’s economic issues, entrepreneurship, competition

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

Luke H. Bassett

Areas of expertise: Energy and environmental policy

Danielle Baussan

Areas of expertise: Energy and environmental policy

Elizabeth Baylor

Areas of expertise: Higher education

David A. Bergeron

Areas of expertise: Higher education

Donald M. Berwick

Areas of expertise: Health care

Ulrich Boser

Areas of expertise: K-12 education

Melissa Boteach

Areas of expertise: Poverty, family 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

Neil Campbell

Areas of expertise: K-12 education

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

Billy Corriher

Areas of expertise: State courts, voting

Todd A. Cox

Areas of expertise: Criminal justice, civil rights, racial justice

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

Brendan V. Duke

Areas of expertise: Middle class, economic inequality, wages, labor, corporate behavior

Laura E. Durso

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

Sarah Edelman

Areas of expertise: Housing

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

Michael Fuchs

Areas of expertise: Asia-Pacific, Southeast Asia, South China Sea, U.S. foreign policy

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

Andy Green

Areas of expertise: Financial markets, trade, federal budget, economy

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

Angela Hanks

Areas of expertise: Workforce development

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

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

Tom Jawetz

Areas of expertise: Immigration law and policy

Laura Jimenez

Areas of expertise: K-12 education

Brian Katulis

Areas of expertise: U.S. national security strategy, Middle East, counterterrorism

Greg Kaufmann

Areas of expertise: Poverty

Angela Maria Kelley

Areas of expertise: Politics, progressive policy, immigration and integration policy, media, Latino issues, race and ethnicity

Cathleen Kelly

Areas of expertise: International climate policy, resilience policy

Lawrence J. Korb

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

Hardin Lang

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

Melissa Lazarín

Areas of expertise: Federal K-12 education policy, high school reform, educational issues related to Latinos, English language learners, and immigrant students

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

Claire Markham

Areas of expertise: Faith-based advocacy, religious liberty, reproductive justice, economic inequality

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

Kate Martin

Areas of expertise: National security and human rights, intelligence oversight, war powers

Ben Miller

Areas of expertise: Higher education

Ian Millhiser

Areas of expertise: Courts, constitutional law

Jonathan D. Moreno

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

John Norris

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

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

Shilpa Phadke

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

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

Scott Sargrad

Areas of expertise: K-12 education

Anisha Singh

Areas of expertise: Race and ethnicity, religion, federal courts

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

Danyelle Solomon

Areas of expertise: Civil rights, criminal justice, race and ethnicity, voting

Topher Spiro

Areas of expertise: Health care

Winnie Stachelberg

Areas of expertise: LGBT policy, poverty, gun violence prevention policy, progressive movement, politics

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

Jamila Taylor

Areas of expertise: Domestic and international women’s health, reproductive rights, reproductive justice

Ruy Teixeira

Areas of expertise: Elections, political demography, public opinion

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

Karla Walter

Areas of expertise: Employment, labor

Judith Warner

Areas of expertise: Journalism, women's issues

William F. Wechsler

Areas of expertise: Counterterrorism, special operations, Middle East, South Asia, Africa

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