Suzanne Kahn

Director, Education, Jobs, and Worker Power and the Great Democracy Initiative

Suzanne Kahn is Director of Education, Jobs, and Worker Power and the Great Democracy Initiative at the Roosevelt Institute. Suzanne most recently worked as a research analyst at SEIU 32BJ, where she built a program to organize workers in new residential developments. Prior to that she worked on SEIU’s campaign to pass comprehensive healthcare reform. Suzanne holds a Ph.D. in American history from Columbia University and earned her B.A. from Yale University. Her forthcoming book, tentatively titled A Failed Separation: Divorce and the Origins of the Contemporary American Welfare State, won the American Society for Legal History’s Cromwell Dissertation Prize. As an undergraduate, in 2005, Suzanne was a founder of the Roosevelt Network.