Eric is an independent writer currently based in Chicago, Illinois. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Gustavus Adolphus College in beautiful St. Peter Minnesota. Eric has worked as a travel writer, appeared multiple times in Contributoria, and currently has a day job doing policy research, knee deep in data. His research and writing interests include economic inequality, constitutional law and criminal justice, racial justice, sustainability and environmental issues, and the impact of technology on all of the above. He is also fascinated by the changing interaction of media and society in the internet age.

Oh, and he’s from West Fargo, North Dakota, but he doesn’t speak remotely like the people on “Fargo.”