Amy Sullivan, editor

Amy Sullivan is the nation editor for TIME magazine, where she directs political coverage and the magazine's polling operation. Her book on Democrats and religion, The Party Faithful, will be published in February 2008 by Scribner. Sullivan's work has appeared in publications including the Los Angeles Times, The New Republic, The New York Times, and The Washington Post, and was included in The Best Political Writing 2006. She is a frequent guest on radio and television talk shows.

Previously, Sullivan served as editor of the Washington Monthly, and as editorial director of the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. She holds degrees from the University of Michigan and Harvard Divinity School, and pursued doctoral studies in sociology at Princeton University.

She can be reached at

Washington Monthly articles by Amy Sullivan:
  • June 2006: Poor Sports
    The tepid fandom of Washingtonians.

  • May 2006: Not As Lame As You Think
    Democrats learn the art of opposition.

  • May 2006: Fake Diamonds
    How fantasy baseball is ruining the real game.

  • April 2006: When Would Jesus Bolt?
    Meet Randy Brinson, the advance guard of evangelicals leaving the GOP.

  • September 2005: Mitt Romney's Evangelical Problem
    Everyone wants to believe the Massachusetts governor's Mormonism won't be a problem if he runs in 2008. Think again.

  • September 2005: Mall Rats
    The FBI's favorite place to snag terrorists is the Pentagon City Mall.

  • July/August 2005: House Divided
    In Washington, even apartment-hunting is partisan.

  • July/August 2005: Hillary in 2008?
    Not so fast.

  • April 2005: Silent Femmes
    It's not really discrimination that keeps women off the op-ed pages. It's women themselves.

  • March 2005: The Good Fight
    How much longer can the religious left remain politically neutral?

  • January/February 2005: Fire the Consultants
    Why do Democrats promote campaign advisors who lose races?

  • December 2004: Bob In Paradise
    How Novak created his own ethics-free zone.

  • October 2004: Faith Without Works
    After four years, the president's faith-based policies have proven to be neither compassionate nor conservative.

  • June 2004: Jesus Christ, Superstar
    When Hollywood stopped making Bible movies, right-wing Christians took over.

  • December 2003: A Time To Choose
    How Democrats started losing the abortion debate.

  • September 2003: General Election
    Insiders say it's too late for Wesley Clark to win the primaries. They're wrong.

  • September 2003: Revival of the Fittest
    Are evangelicals really dumbing down American religion?

  • June 2003: Do the Democrats Have a Prayer?
    To win in '04, the next nominee will have to get religion.

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