Theodore Alcorn

Independent Journalist

TED ALCORN is a journalist and educator with expertise in gun violence prevention policies and programs. He contributes reporting to the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications, and is a lecturer at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and New York University. He was the founding research director of Everytown For Gun Safety, and he previously served as a policy analyst in the Office of the Mayor of New York City. He earned graduate degrees as a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Fellow at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and their School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and lived in Beijing, China as a Henry Luce scholar.