Dana Goldstein is a journalist and the author of the New York Times bestseller and notable book The Teacher Wars: A History of America’s Most Embattled Profession (Doubleday). She contributes to The Marshall Project, Slate, The Atlantic, the Times, and many other publications. Dana writes about education, social science, inequality, criminal justice, women’s issues, cities, and public health. She has received a Spencer fellowship in education journalism from Columbia University, a Schwartz fellowship from the New America Foundation, and a Puffin fellowship from the Nation Institute.
Dana is also available for freelance editing and editorial consulting. She has worked in this capacity with magazines, academic writers, popular authors, nonprofit organizations, and companies. She can help you hone and communicate your message through the written word and social media, and can brief you on the complex public policy issues she reports on.
Previously, Dana was an associate editor at The Daily Beast and The American Prospect. She graduated from Brown University and grew up in beautiful Ossining, New York, alongside the Hudson River.