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Katrina vanden Heuvel

Editor & Publisher, The Nation

Katrina vanden Heuvel is the editor and publisher of The Nation, the oldest continuously-published weekly magazine in the United States. She has been the magazine’s editor since 1995, and her own articles appear regularly.

A member of the Council on Foreign Relations, vanden Heuvel also serves on the Board of Trustees at the Institute for Policy Studies, and is a member of the Board of Directors at the Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt Institute.

In 1993, vanden Heuvel won Planned Parenthood’s Maggie Award for her article “Right-to-Lifers Hit Russia,” which appeared in The Nation. She has also received awards from The Liberty Hill Foundation and The Association for American-Russian Women for public service contributions. In 2003, the New York Civil Liberties Union honored vanden Heuvel with their Callaway Prize for the Defense of the Right to Privacy.

Author of The Change I Believe In: Fighting for Progress in the Age of Obama, vanden Heuvel has written articles for The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and Foreign Policy magazine.  Her blog “Editor’s Cut” appears at The Nation’s website, and she has been the editor or co-editor of several books focusing on American and international politics.