Ross Barkan

An award-winning author and journalist, he is a contributing writer to New York Magazine and The Nation. He is also a columnist for Crain’s and The Guardian.

His journalism and essays have appeared in a wide variety of publications, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, GQ, and the Columbia Journalism Review, among others.

In both 2017 and 2019, he was the recipient of the New York Press Club’s award for distinguished newspaper commentary. He now teaches journalism at NYU and St. Joseph’s College. He also created a popular newsletter, Political Currents, on New York and national affairs. You can subscribe here.

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