As the Deputy Director of Editorial Strategy, Matt Hughes drives editorial strategy and oversees Roosevelt’s publication pipeline. Working with the think tank, advocacy, network, and development teams, he hones Roosevelt’s narrative voice and ensures quality and clarity across products and processes. He is the author of Roosevelt’s weekly newsletter, the Roosevelt Rundown. Previously, he was Roosevelt’s Editorial Manager and Junior Research Fellow.
Prior to joining Roosevelt, Matt worked in the Office of Joseph E. Stiglitz at Columbia University and at a public finance law firm specializing in affordable housing. He has also served in the Office of US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs. He holds an MPA in urban policy; technology, media, and communications; and management from Columbia University and a BA in economics and politics from New York University.