Alissa Quart is the author of four non-fiction books. She also writes the Outclassed column for The Guardian. Alissa is the Executive Editor of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, a non-profit devoted to commissioning, editing and placing reportage about inequality. She co-founded its current incarnation with Barbara Ehrenreich. She is a 2018 Columbia Journalism School Alumna of the year. She has also been a Nieman fellow, an Emmy-nominated video writer and producer, and a professor. She lives with her husband, her young daughter, and their hamster.  

 

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