Ian Fried has worked in Congress on economic policy issues as a legislative assistant. He was a consultant at the World Bank and a political analyst for the Embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C. He has taught a number of political science classes over the past 25 years, including The Legislative Process, The Presidency, and The Politics of Poverty and Wealth, at institutions that have included Towson University, James Madison University, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia, and most recently, American University in Washington, D.C. Ian did his undergraduate work in political science at The College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio, and his graduate work at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Ian is currently a teacher program academic specialist for the Close Up Foundation.
Posts by Ian Fried:
Should Eligibility for Food Stamps Be More Restrictive?
December 11, 2019
Upon releasing new rules that will make it more difficult for “able-bodied” adults to receive food stamps, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue explained, “Now, in the midst of the strongest economy in a generation, we need everyone who can work, to work. This rule lays the groundwork for the expectation that able-bodied Americans re-enter the […]Read More >