Alyssa Battistoni writes about politics and the environment for Campus Progress. She studied Political Science at Stanford University, where she co-founded Students Taking On Poverty (STOP) and wrote for the Stanford Progressive. She spent a year as a Tom Ford Fellow at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, a foundation in New York City, and another in Mumbai at SPARC, an NGO providing support to slumdwellers organizing for improved housing and infrastructure. She recently finished a master's in Nature, Society, and Environmental Policy at Oxford University, and currently lives in San Francisco, where she is an editorial intern at Mother Jones. In addition to writing for Campus Progress, Alyssa contributes writing on politics and environmental issues to other publications, including Salon and Alternet. You can follow her on Twitter at @alybatt.
Recent articles by this author:
- Michigan Legislators Propose Plan to Pay for Students’ Tuition
- Forced to Apply to College? Some Students Could Be
- Obama To Congress: Make College Affordable, Invest in Worker Training
- Biden Focuses on College Costs—Foreshadowing Obama’s State of the Union?
- Rape Prevention Campaign Targets Men, Says No to Victim-Blaming
- Who’s Occupying Colleges? Wall Street
- Shareholders Sue For-Profit College Company for Misleading Students
- GAO Report Blames For-Profit Colleges, Not Students, for Shortcomings
- Arne Duncan to Colleges: Bring Costs Down
- Occupy U: Is Relocating to College Campuses the Next Step for the Occupy Movement?
- Occupy The City Council: Protests Beginning to Influence Policy
- What’s Next for the Keystone XL Pipeline Debate