Jane Greenway Carr

Editorial Fellow

Jane Greenway Carr is an opinion editor at CNN.com. She was previously an American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Public Fellow and a Contributing Editor at New America, where she helped to produce The Weekly Wonk. Before joining New America, she worked at Random House and did graduate work at Columbia University, New York University, and the University of Virginia. Outside of New America, she is the co-publisher of The Brooklyn Quarterly, a digital magazine of literature and public ideas. She holds an A.B. in English with a certificate in gender studies from Princeton University and a Ph.D. from New York University, where she has been a lecturer and done research on the intersections between literary and cultural production and social and political activism.

All Work

INTERNATIONAL SECURITY and NEW AMERICA
Maybe We Should Negotiate With Terrorists

If he were making recommendations to the President about how to change government policy, Noesner said, he would suggest tamping down the rh


Abducted Abroad

The United States government doesn't negotiate with terrorists. Will that ever change?


FUTURE TENSE
Coffee in Space: A Bold Cup of Innovation

The collaborative work necessary on the ground to put ISSpresso in orbit is exciting in and of itself—imagine if Starbucks and Boeing had do


Families 2.0

How do we address the disconnect between today’s lived experience and today’s policies?


The Real-Life Stories of Race and Policing

In the wake of more police violence against African Americans, a conversation about what can be done.


NEW AMERICA NYC
MILLENNIALS ARE A FOUND GENERATION

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NEW AMERICA
Why Are American Schools Obsessed With Turning Kids Into Robots?

High-stakes testing has failed as a stand-alone measure of performance for students, teachers, schools, and districts, according to Kamenetz


BETTER LIFE LAB
Leisure Is the New Productivity

FELLOWS
Parents Should Try Being Present Instead of Perfect

Middle-class moms are cooking 4-5 nights a week but are discouraged by media messages that their meals should be organic and from scratch. P