Senior Fellow in Governance Studies, The Brookings Institution.
Senior Fellow, Urban–Brookings Tax Policy Center.
Vanessa Williamson's second book, Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes, has been published by Princeton University Press (2017).
Vanessa Williamson is the co-author, with Theda Skocpol, of The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism, which examines how the Tea Party pushed the Republican Party farther to the right. Oxford University Press (2012).
Selected one of the ten best political books of the year by The New Yorker.