David Dyssegaard Kallick


David Dyssegaard Kallick

 

David Dyssegaard Kallick works at the Fiscal Policy Institute, a think tank based in the Albany area and in New York City, where he is senior fellow and director of FPI's Immigration Research Initiative. Kallick is the principal author of FPI's recent report, "New York State's Underinvestment in Public Higher Education," and of Working for a Better Life: A Profile of Immigrants in the New York State Economy.


Kallick has been working at Fiscal Policy Institute since 2001, where his past projects include coordinating the Labor Community Advocacy Network, a coalition working to make social justice issues part of the rebuilding of New York after the September 11 terrorist attacks, and collaboration in producing Fiscal Policy Institute’s statewide economic proposals, One New York: An Agenda for Shared Prosperity.

Before coming to FPI, Kallick was director of the Center for a New Progressive Politics at the Working Families Party, senior fellow at the Preamble Center, and editor of Social Policy: The Magazine About Movements. Kallick is a graduate of Yale University, and has written for the New York Times, Daily News, Newsday, Utne Reader, The Nation, In These Times, and Social Policy.