Jennifer Berkshire

Adjunct Faculty Member

Jennifer Berkshire writes about education and politics for the Nation, the New Republic, the Washington Post, and other publications. The creator and co-host of the education policy podcast “Have You Heard” she teaches aspiring podcasters in the journalism program at Boston College and the Labor Studies program at UMass Amherst. Berkshire discovered her passion for storytelling while covering a series of bitter labor battles that wracked her native Midwest in the early 1990’s. Additionally, she’s the author of A Wolf at the Schoolhouse Door: The Dismantling of Public Education and the Future of School (New Press, 2020).