Arthur Goldhammer

Blog editor and Co-Founder of Tocqueville 21

Goldhammer has a B.S. and Ph.D. in Mathematics from MIT and has taught at Brandeis University and Boston University. He has translated more than 125 books from French, for which he won numerous awards. His most recent award was for Thomas Piketty’s bestseller Capital in the 21st Century. At CES, he is Co-Chair of the Contemporary Europe Study Group and Chair of the Visiting Scholars Seminar. He is currently based at the Center for European Studies at Harvard.

A long-time observer of French politics, Goldhammer regularly contributes commentary on France and French politics on the blog of Tocqueville 21. He writes regularly for The American Prospect, The Nation, Democracy Journal, and Foreign Policy and serves on the editorial boards of The Tocqueville Review and French Politics, Culture, and Society.

Arthur Goldhammer est écrivain et traducteur. Il a traduit une centaine de livres du français en anglais. Associé au Centre d’Études Européennes de l’université de Harvard, il écrit souvent sur l’histoire et la politique de la France et des États-Unis. Il tient aussi un blog sur la politique française contemporaine à

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