Rich Benjamin

Rich Benjamin is the author of Searching for Whitopia: An Improbable Journey to the Heart of White America, selected as an Editor’s Choice by Booklist and The American Library Association. This groundbreaking study is one of few to have illuminated in advance the rise of white anxiety and white nationalism. His cultural and political analysis appear regularly in public debate, including in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Guardian, The New York Times Sunday Book Review, NPR, MSNBC, and CNN. His research has received support from the Rockefeller Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.