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Journalist; and Senior Fellow, New America Foundation, Washington, DC

Holtzbrinck Fellow - Class of Spring 2016


Steven Hill is a political writer, columnist, and lecturer with two decades of experience in public policy. A co-founder of FairVote/Center for Voting and Democracy and former director of the political reform program at the New America Foundation, he is widely known for his advocacy of proportional representation, public financing of election campaigns, and the president’s election by national popular vote. Hill’s op-eds and articles have been published in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, Politico, Financial Times, Guardian, Le Monde, Die Zeit, IP Journal, and on Al Jazeera. He is the author of four books, among them Europe’s Promise: Why the European Way Is the Best Hope in an Insecure Age (2010) and Fixing Elections: The Failure of America’s Winner Take All Politics (2003).