Eric Harris Bernstein is a Senior Program Associate at the Roosevelt Institute, where he acts as a research assistant and manages projects for the Inequality, Next American Economy, and Financialization programs. Prior to joining the Roosevelt Institute, Eric worked in foreign policy research in Washington, D.C., first on Iranian nuclear development at the American Security Project, then on the Syrian civil war at the Institute for the Study of War.
Eric spent two years in marketing and interned on the 2012 Obama campaign as well as for then-City Councilman Bill de Blasio. He has published freelance work in Outside magazine and Denver’s 5280 magazine and has traveled extensively in the Middle East, including visits to Syria, Lebanon, and Kurdish Iraq. He holds a B.S. in political science, magna cum laude, from the greatest university on the face of the earth (the University of Colorado at Boulder).