Gregg Easterbrook is a senior editor for The New Republic specializing in public policy issues. He has been a contributing editor at Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report. A graduate of Colorado College in 1976, Easterbrook earned his master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University in 1977 and quickly gained a national reputation. Easterbrook was recently named a distinguished fellow at the fiftieth anniversary of the Fulbright Foundation. He also received the Investigative Reporters and Editors Award for a story on the national energy supply, and is a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution.
His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, and The Washington Monthly. Additionally, he is a contributing editor for Atlantic Monthly. His books include This Magic Moment, A Moment on the Earth, and Beside Still Waters: Searching for Meaning in an Age of Doubt.
He is married to Nan Kennelly, a U.S. diplomat. They have three children and currently live in Bethesda, Maryland.