Amy joined Demos in 2011 and serves as Senior Policy Analyst. She has a broad research focus on consumer debt, job quality and job creation, and policies to build the American middle class.
Prior to Demos, Amy worked at the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy, where she authored a number of influential reports, including "Principles for an Immigration Policy to Strengthen and Expand the American Middle Class," and played a key role in the policy analysis incorporated into TheMiddleClass.org, a site now operated by Progressive Punch and the Campaign for America's Future.
She has contributed essays and opinion articles to a variety of publications, including The Nation, The New York Times, Newsday, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and The San Jose Mercury News. Her book chapter, "A Strengthened Middle Class," appeared in Thinking Big: Progressive Ideas for a New Era (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2009).
Amy holds a BA in political science from the University of Chicago and an MA in political science from Columbia University, where she completed coursework toward a Ph.D.
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