Thomas Byrne Edsall (born August 22, 1941) is an American journalist and academic, best known for his 25 years covering national politics for the . Washington Post [1 ] Life and career [edit ]
Edsall holds the Joseph Pulitzer II and Edith Pulitzer Moore Professorship in Public Affairs Journalism at
Columbia University, and is a weekly opinion columnist for the [1 ] New York Times online. Previously he worked for the [2 ] Washington Post 1981 to 2006, and reported for both and The Baltimore Sun . The Providence Journal He was the political editor of the [2 ] from 2007 to 2009, Huffington Post a correspondent for [3 ] from 2006 to 2013 and for the The New Republic from 2006 to 2007. National Journal In November and December 2006, Edsall was a guest columnist for the print edition of the [1 ] New York Times Op-Ed page. [4 ] [5 ]
Edsall was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son of Richard Linn Edsall and Katherine Byrne.
He attended Brown University and received his B.A. from Boston University in 1966. He is married and lives with his wife, Mary (daughter of [6 ] Karl Deutsch), in New York and Washington, D.C., with whom he co-authored the book [6 ] Chain Reaction. [7 ] Awards and fellowships [edit ] Bibliography [edit ] Published works [edit ] Edsall, Thomas B. (1984). The New Politics of Inequality. W. W. Norton & Company. ISBN 0-393-30250-4. —— (1988). Power and Money: Writing About Politics. W. W. Norton & Company. ——; Edsall, Mary D. (August 1992). Chain Reaction: The Impact of Race, Rights, and Taxes on American Politics. W. W. Norton & Company. ISBN 0-393-30903-7. A 1992 Pulitzer finalist in the category of General Non-Fiction. —— (August 28, 2006). Building Red America: The New Conservative Coalition and the Drive For Permanent Power. Basic Books. ISBN 0-465-01815-7. —— (January 10, 2012). The Age Of Austerity: How Scarcity Will Remake American Politics. Doubleday. ISBN 978-0-385-53519-9. References [edit ] ^ a b c d e "Thomas B. Edsall". Faculty. Columbia Journalism School . Retrieved January 3, 2011. ^ a b " Thomas B. Edsall". . Retrieved 2 February 2013. New York Times ^ Charlip, Lauren (May 7, 2007). "Movers". Mediaweek 17 (19): 27. ^ Mitchell, Greg (November 25, 2006). "Despite Election Results, Edsall Still Sees 'Red. '" Editor & Publisher . Retrieved January 3, 2011. ^ Edsall, Thomas (November 26, 2006). "Edsall Responds to 'E&P' Editor's Critique". Editor & Publisher . Retrieved January 3, 2011. ^ a b "Mary Deutsch Wed To Thomas Edsall". . August 23, 1965. p. 34. The New York Times ^ "The University Record". Thomas, Mary Edsall to deliver Yablonky Lecture. University of Michigan. November 2, 1992 . Retrieved January 4, 2012. ^ "Edsall, Thomas Byrne". Social Networks and Archival Context Project. University of Virginia . Retrieved January 6, 2012. ^ "Post Reporter Wins Carey McWilliams Award". . June 4, 1994 The Washington Post . Retrieved January 6, 2012. Further reading [edit ] External links [edit ]