As the Associate Editor, Emily writes, edits and helps develop and review content for the Generation Progress website. She joined Generation Progress in 2011 as a reporter covering activism, civil liberties, student debt, and other topics. Her work has been featured at The Nation, In These Times, Alternet, and DCist, and she has made appearances on The Young Turks, Pivot Point with Maya Rockeymoore, and Free Speech TV. Emily majored in voice and English/Creative Writing at Northwestern University, taught English in Germany on a Fulbright grant, and has a Masters of Music from Boston University. She is also a professional opera singer and an occasional playwright. Follow her on Twitter at @emilycrockett.