Marc J. Dunkelman is a fellow in International and Public Affairs at the Brown University Watson Institute. His work focuses on the architecture of American community and the progressive movement's evolving view of power. During more than a dozen years working in Washington, Dunkelman served as a senior fellow at the Clinton Foundation, on the staff of the Senate Judiciary Committee, as legislative director and chief of staff to a member of the House of Representatives, and as the vice president for strategy and communications at the Democratic Leadership Council. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Atlantic, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Harvard Business Review, Chronicle of Higher Education, Daily Beast, and National Affairs, among other publications. He is the author of The Vanishing Neighbor: The Transformation of American Community (W.W. Norton, 2014).