Art Goldhammer has a B.S. and Ph.D. in Mathematics from MIT and has taught at Brandeis University and Boston University. He has translated more than 125 books from French, for which he won numerous awards. His most recent award was for Thomas Piketty's bestseller Capital in the 21st Century. At CES, he is Co-Chair of the European Politics Seminar and Chair of the Visiting Scholars: New Research on Europe Seminar.
A long-time observer of French politics, Goldhammer regularly contributes commentary on France and French politics on his blog site "French Politics." He writes regularly for The American Prospect, The Nation, Democracy Journal, and Foreign Policy and serves on the editorial boards of The Tocqueville Review
and French Politics, Culture, and Society.
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Writer & Translator
CES Seminar Chair & Local Affiliate, Harvard University
"The church embodies a civilization, and had it been erased from the earth ... the loss would have been irretrievable," says Art Goldhammer in a moving tribute in The Nation. (Photo Credit: Reuters / Benoit Tessier)