Jun. 2018 | "For the struggling middle class, Alissa Quart has a message: you're not alone," The Guardian

Jun. 2018 | "There's a reason why you can't afford to live in America," The Guardian

Feb. 2018 | "If Americans don't like the word 'inequality,' would 'fairness' be better?," The Guardian

Oct. 2017 | "Meet the new class traitors who are coming out as rich," The Guardian

Dec. 2014 | "Hypereducated and on Welfare," Elle Magazine

Nov. 2014 | "The Rise of Extreme Daycare," Pacific Standard

Aug. 2013 | "Occupy Bank Cards!,"  The Nation

Aug. 2013 | "Saving animals from factory farms: Fake meat’s increasingly real future," Salon

Aug. 2013 | "A Saner Approach? New Ways of Treating Mental Illness,O, the Oprah Magazine

Jun. 2013 | "The Body Data Craze," Newsweek

May 2013 | "When Geeks Attack," Marie Claire

May 2013 | "Adventures in Neurohumanities," The Nation

Jan. 2013 | "Will Mississippi Close Its Last Abortion Clinic?," The Atlantic

Jan. 2012 | "A Beautiful Mind," Marie Claire

Mar. 2008 | "When Girls Will Be Boys," The New York Times Magazine

Jun. 2007 | "The Child Soldiers of Staten Island," Mother Jones

Jan. 2007 | "For Love or Money," Mother Jones

Jul. 2006 | "Extreme Parenting," The Atlantic

Feb. 2006 | "Guided by (Many, Many) Voices," The New York Times Magazine


Jan. 2018 | "The Shadow Safety Net," The New York Times

Jun. 2014 | "Abortion and Birth, Together," The New York Times

Aug. 2013 | "Crushed by the Cost of Child Care," The New York Times

Apr. 2013 | "The red-state attack on abortion rights," Reuters

Mar. 2013 | "How liberal Hollywood fell in love with the CIA," Reuters

Jan. 2013 | "The Thinking Person’s Entertainment," The New York Times

Dec. 2012 | "Why Zero Dark Thirty divides the media in half," Reuters

Nov. 2012 | "Neuroscience: Under Attack," The New York Times

Oct. 2012 | "Why Women Hide Their Pregnancies," The New York Times

Jul. 2012 | "The Milk Wars," The New York Times

Oct. 2007 | "Billboards by Any Other Name," The New York Times

Oct. 2006 | "Girls and Boys, Interrupted," The New York Times

Jul. 2003 | "Welcome to (Company Name Here) High(TM)," The New York Times

SELECTED Columns and Essays

Oct. 2014 | "Manhood: How Ethan Hawke Finally Grew Up," New York Magazine 

Oct. 2013 | "Lou Reed Made Generation X," The Atlantic

Aug. 2013 | "I mother with my brain, not just my body," Salon

Jan. 2013 | "I Am a Feminist Because Jesus Made Me One," New York Magazine

Oct. 2012 | "The Age of Hipster Sexism," New York Magazine

Jun. 2010 | "The Trouble With Experts," Columbia Journalism Review

Apr. 2010 | "Alissa Quart Dishes On The Moment She Knew She Was A Feminist,"  excerpted from Click: Young Women On The Moments They Knew They Were Feminists

Mar. 2009 | "The Sarcastic Times," Columbia Journalism Review

Nov. 2008 | "Music Lessons," Columbia Journalism Review

Jul. 2008 | "Flickring Out," Columbia Journalism Review

May 2008 | "Lost Media, Found Media," Columbia Journalism Review

Jul. 2005 | "Networked: Dysfunctional families, reproductive acts, and multitasking minds make for Happy Endings," Film Comment

Jul. 2004 | "Our Bodies, Our Selves: The Stepford Wives," Film Comment


Jan. 2018 | "Lauren Greeenfield's Glit Edge" a review of the photography of Lauren Greenfield, The New York Review of Books

Apr. 2014 | "Status Update" a review of It’s Complicated by danah boyd, The New York Times Book Review

Oct. 2013 | "Steely Dan's Fagen digs deep in memoir" a review of Eminent Hipsters By Donald Fagen,

Dec. 2009 | "Dangerous Beauty" a review of Fire by Kristin Cashore, The New York Times Book Review

Oct. 2007 | "Brut Force" a review of The Colorful Apocalypse by Greg Bottoms, Bookforum

Apr. 2007 | "God Save the Teen" a review of Teenage by Jon Savage, Bookforum 

May 2005 "They Don't Feel Your Pain" a review of One Nation Under Therapy by Sommers and Satel, The New York Times Book Review

Oct. 2004 | "Child Rearing: The Parent Trap" a review of Home Alone: America by Mary Eberstadt, The New York Times Book Review


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