Senior Fellows

Senior Fellows

Kenneth Propp

Kenneth Propp teaches European Union law at Georgetown University Law Center and is a consultant and writer on transatlantic digital policy

Steve Tidrick

Steve Tidrick is a senior policy fellow with the Progressive Policy Institute's Center for Funding America’s Future. Tidrick is managing partner of Tidrick Law Firm. Before founding The Tidrick Law Firm, Mr. Tidrick was a partner with Girard Gibbs LLP, a national litigation firm practicing in the areas of class actions and complex business litigation.…

Raymond A. Smith

Raymond A. Smith, Ph.D., a senior fellow with the Progressive Policy Institute, teaches political science at Columbia and NYU and is author of Importing Democracy: Ideas from Around the World to Reform and Revitalize American Politics and Government.

Roger Ballentine

Roger Ballentine is a PPI senior fellow and founder and president of Green Strategies, Inc.

Noah Kroloff

Noah Kroloff is a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. Mr. Kroloff is also a Principal and Co-Founder of GSIS. He supports clients on a broad range of matters including homeland and national security policy, crisis and consequence management, government relations and market entrance. Prior to founding GSIS, Mr. Kroloff spent nearly two decades…

Joseph V. Gulfo

Joseph V. Gulfo, MD, MBA, a senior fellow with the Progressive Policy Institute, is the author of The Care Quotient: Transforming Business Through People (September 2016) and Innovation Breakdown: How the FDA and Wall Street Cripple Medical Advances (June 2014). He is Executive Director of the Lewis Center for Healthcare Innovation and Technology at Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) where he is…

Joel Berg

Joel Berg is executive director of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger. He is also the author of All You Can Eat: How Hungry Is America?

Everett Ehrlich

Everett Ehrlich is the president of ESC Company, a Washington, DC based economics consulting firm.

Diana G. Carew

Diana G. Carew is a PPI senior fellow and a doctoral fellow at the Pardee RAND Graduate School

Dmitri Mehlhorn

Dmitri Mehlhorn is a PPI senior fellow and a partner at Vidinovo, venture investment network. Previously, he served as President of Bloomberg BNA Legal, a Virginia-based division of technology giant Bloomberg LP. Before that, he spent 7 years at Gerson Lehrman Group, a leading expertise exchange with 19 global offices. There, he was Managing Director…

Daniel Flanagan

Daniel Flanagan is a PPI senior fellow and a veteran Washington policy adviser.

Dorian Friedman

Dorian Friedman is an independent writer and editor whose career has bridged journalism, nonprofit communications and public policy on a broad range of social issues. A former reporter with U.S. News & World Report, she also served as a policy editor for The American Prospect magazine and, most recently, philanthropy editor for The Washington Monthly.…

Brodi Fontenot

Brodi Fontenot is a senior policy fellow with the Progressive Policy Institute's Center for Funding America’s Future. Fontenot is CEO of Fontenot Strategic Consulting LLC and a recognized expert in public sector management, public sector process improvement, and using performance and budget data to improve agency processes for better results. Fontenot has over 17 years…

Andrew Yarrow

Andrew L. Yarrow is a PPI Senior Fellow, journalist and author, and historian whose work has focused on issues relating to social and economic well-being, public finance, and contemporary U.S. culture. A former New York Times reporter, he has also worked for the Brookings Institution, the U.S. Department of Labor (where he was a political…

Andrew J. Rotherham

Andrew J. Rotherham is a co-founder and partner at Bellwether Education Partners, a national nonprofit organization working to support educational innovation and improve educational outcomes for underserved students. Rotherham leads Bellwether’s policy analysis and thought leadership work. He is also a contributing editor to U.S. News & World Report and a senior editor at The…

Anne Kim

Anne Kim is a Senior Fellow at The Progressive Policy Institute (PPI). She has written extensively on a wide range of issues in economic and social policy, with a particular emphasis on economic mobility, poverty, middle class opportunity and the intersection of policy and politics. Anne was Senior Writer at the nonprofit public policy magazine…

Andrew Klein

Andrew C. Klein is a Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics at Oregon State University.