As policy analyst, Sean produces innovative new research and timely analysis on democracy issues. Prior to joining Demos in October 2013 as a research intern, Sean held numerous internships in the fields of journalism and public policy, including at Salon and CBS News.

Sean has written essays for numerous influential publications including  The AtlanticThe New Republic, Rolling StoneThe Washington Post, Politico, New York and Boston Review His work has been discussed onThe New York Times, Politifact, Mother Jones, CNN, Slate and The American Conservative, among others. He has been interviewed on Wisconsin Public Radio, The Progressive Radio Network, and New Hampshire Public Radio, among others.

Sean’s research and writing interests include how racism affects public policy, the impact of voter turnout on policy, and how economic inequality affects democracy.