About Our Editor

Joseph Massa is the Senior Editor of The Progressive Nation. He has worked as an Political Economist, Nonprofit Executive Director and Professor.

A longtime advocate for civil and environmental rights, Joe has been on the frontlines, working to get progressive candidates elected to office. Whether going door-to-door for candidates, staffing phone banks, managing the finances of campaigns or organizing for causes, Joe has probably participated in it.

Joe holds a B.A. in Political Science and Religion, an M.A. in Economics and a PhD in Political Science. He is also an ordained Baptist minister. He currently resides in Minnesota.