Jamie Holmes was a Future Tense Fellow at New America and the author of Nonsense: The Power of Not Knowing. Previously, he was a policy analyst within New America’s Global Assets Project. Before joining New America, he was a research coordinator at Harvard University in the department of economics, where he focused on behavioral economics. He holds a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. His writing has appeared in print or online at the New York Times, the New Yorker, the Philadelphia Inquirer, CNN, the Huffington Post, POLITICO, the Christian Science Monitor, the New Republic, the Atlantic, Slate, Foreign Policy, and the Daily Beast.