Profile

Ulrich Boser
Center for American Progress

Ulrich Boser is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. He examines education, crime and other social issues. He is currently working on a book about learning, tentatively titled Learning to Learn: Why Being Smart in the Information Age Isn’t Important – and Why Learning Is. Boser has served as a contributing editor for U.S. News & World Report, was a founding editor of the online criminal justice magazine The Open Case, and has had his research featured everywhere from The Tonight Show to the front page of USA Today. Boser is also the author of The Leap: The Science of Trust and Why It Matters, and his articles have appeared in a variety of publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. He has also been an Arthur F. Burns fellow and an adviser to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Boser’s career has included stints as a reporter, editor and English-language instructor. He graduated from Dartmouth College with honors.