Ulrich Boser

Ulrich Boser is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. He researches and writes about social issues and just finished a book about social trust called The Leap: The Science of Trust and Why it Matters. He's currently working on a book on learning.

Before the Center, he was a contributing editor for U.S. News & World Report. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. In February 2009, HarperCollins published his book The Gardner Heist, which examines the 1990 theft of a dozen masterpieces from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

Boser has served as a commentator for various news outlets, including CNN, National Public Radio, and The New York Times. He graduated from Dartmouth College and lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife and two daughters.

You can email him at ulrich @ ulrichboser.com or follow him on Twitter at @ulrichboser.

Published work

Learning to Learn: Why Being Smart Isn't Important--and Why Learning Is (Rodale, forthcoming)

The Leap: The Science of Trust and Why It Matters (New Harvest, September 2014)

The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World’s Largest Unsolved Art Theft (Smithsonian Books, February 2009)


Speaking Engagements