Jen Doak is the outreach and production coordinator for the Institute. She is in charge of web production, content proofing, and new media promotion. She also manages the IPS Twitter account, @ipsdc_dotorg, and the IPS and FPIF Facebook fan pages.

After receiving her undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut (go Huskies!) in 2006, she moved down to DC to complete an M.A. in Communication, Culture, and Technology at Georgetown University. Her studies were focused in the interaction between politics and new media, culminating in a thesis entitled “Al Gore, An Inconvenient Truth, and Environmental Discourse in the Public Sphere.”


Pew Shows Younger People More Accepting of 'Ground Zero Mosque'

A Pew study shows yet another example of how young people are trending more liberal. Now if they could just get their facts straight.

Dave Zirin on 'Bad Sports'

Even a diehard pro sports fan can appreciate the problems of the current team ownership system.

Wikileaks' Afghan War Diary

Reactions to the documents have been mixed, but it's clear that they provide an important, revealing account of the cover-ups, corruption, and needless deaths that mark this aimless war.

From the Frontlines: July 14, 2010

Stiglitz on the stimulus, six months after the earthquake, and what we could do with a trillion dollars.

From the Frontlines: July 6, 2010

Tribal life in Louisiana, what we won in the financial reform bill, and the make-believe economics of David Brooks.