Biography

Judith Warner is best known for her 2005 New York Times best-seller, Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety, and New York Times column, “Domestic Disturbances.” She is currently a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress.  Her latest book, We’ve Got Issues: Children and Parents in the Age of Medication, received a 2010 Outstanding Media Award for Science and Health Reporting from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, a 2011 Changing Lives Award from the Parent/Professional Advocacy League, and a 2012 Friends of Children’s Mental Health Media Award from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She was also awarded a 2012-2013 Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism.

A former special correspondent for Newsweek in Paris, she hosted “The Judith Warner Show” on XM satellite radio from 2005 to 2007, and wrote the 1993 best-seller Hillary Clinton: The Inside Story, as well as several other books.

She speaks frequently on women’s issues and children’s mental health, and lives in Washington, DC with her husband and children.

Her next book will tackle the topic of middle school and its vicissitudes.