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ERIC ALTERMAN
Senior Fellow 

Expertise: American foreign policy; media criticism 

Experience: 
Currently writes for The Nation, MSNBC.com, IntellectualCapital.com; formerly Adjunct Professor of Media History, New York University; Visiting Professor of Media History and Media Studies, Hofstra University (Fall, 1997); Contributing Writer, Mother Jones (1993-97); Contributing Writer, ELLE (1993-97); Columnist, The Sunday Express (London) (1996); Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone (1995-96); Junior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (1983). Media appearances for The Tonight Show, The Today Show, Nightline, The Charlie Rose Show, Crossfire, Booknotes, Journalist Roundtable, Media Week, All Things Considered, Fresh Air, On the Media, MSNBC, BBC and CBC Television.

Selected Publications: 
It Ain't No Sin To Be Glad You're Alive: The Promise of Bruce Springsteen (Little, Brown & Co., Oct. 1999); Who Speaks for America? Why Democracy Matters in Foreign Policy (Cornell University Press, 1998); Sound and Fury: The Washington Punditocracy and the Collapse of American Politics (HarperCollins, 1992), revised version issued by Cornell University Press in Fall 1999. 

Education: 
Ph.D. candidacy in American History, Stanford University 
M.A. in International Relations, Yale University 
B.A. in History and Government, Cornell University 

Contact Information: 
Email: tomseaver@aol.com  

Bio Summary 
 

 
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