Dorian Warren
Published May 9, 2014
Updated April 19, 2021

Dorian T. Warren is a progressive organizer advocating for social, economic and racial change. He is the president of Community Change and the Chair of the Economic Security Project. He also co-hosts the System Check podcast. He writes and speaks extensively on inequality, American politics, labor, political development and social movements.

Previously, he was an associate professor of political science and public affairs at Columbia University. At Columbia, Warren was affiliated with the Institute for Research in African-American Studies, the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, and the Center for Urban Research & Policy Seminar Series.

Prior to his teaching position at Columbia University he worked with several organizations, including the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, American Rights at Work/Jobs with Justice and the NGLTF Policy Institute.


Expertise: Labor organizing, race and ethnic politics, African American politics, urban politics and policy, American political development, community organizing, social movements, social science methodology

Location: New York, N.Y.

E-mail: dwarren@communitychange.orgdorian@dorianwarren.com 

Twitter: @dorianwarren

Featured on MSNBC: All In With Chris Hayes


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