Barbara Ehrenreich "is an award-winning political essayist, columnist and one of the nation's most insightful social critics. She is also an IPS Senior Scholar. Her scathing commentaries have appeared in Time magazine, The Nation, Harper's, Z Magazine and Mother Jones. Ehrenreich is the author of a number of best-sellers, including Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War and Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America. Ehrenreich has appeared on "Oprah", "Good Morning America," "Today," "Charlie Rose," among other television programs. Originally a biologist who earned her Ph.D. from Rockefeller University (1968), Ehrenreich became involved in political activism during the Vietnam War and has written professionally ever since." 
- Director, Institute for Policy Studies
- Director, The New Press 
- Founder/advisor, Campaign for America's Future
- Winner of the 2004 Puffin/Nation Prize 
- Advisory Board (2006), Progressive Media Project 
- Advisory Board, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws 
- Editorial Board, The Nation 
- Sponsor, New Politics 
Resources and articles
- Deirdre English - coauthor
- IPS Board of Directors, Institute for Policy Studies, accessed August 19, 2007.
- Directors, The New Press, accessed December 20, 2007.
- Recipients, Puffin/Nation Prize, accessed December 14, 2007.
- 2006 Annual Report, Progressive Media Project, accessed February 25, 2008.
- Advisory Board, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, accessed November 19, 2011.
- Masthead, The Nation, accessed November 25, 2008.
- About, New Politics, accessed July 24, 2009.