About the Author
Peter Levine is the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Lincoln Filene Professor of Citizenship & Public Affairs in Tufts University's Jonathan Tisch College of Civic Life. He is also a full professor of political science at Tufts. Educated as a philosopher, Levine has spent most of his careerconducting applied empirical research and organizing professional efforts related to civic life in the United States, including sustained work on civic education, voting rights, public deliberation, and social movements. He is the author of eight books, including We Are the Ones We Have Been WaitingFor: The Promise of Civic Renewal in America (Oxford University Press, 2013).