Jeet Heer

Senior Editor

Jeet Heer is a senior editor at the New Republic who has published in a wide array of journals including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and VQR. He is the author of two books: In Love With Art: Francoise Mouly’s Adventures in Comics with Art Spiegelman (Coach House Books) and Sweet Lechery: Essays, Profiles and Reviews (Porcupine’s Quill). He has co-edited eight books and served as a contributing editor on another eight volumes. With Kent Worcester, Heer co-edited A Comics Studies Reader (University Press of Mississippi), which won the Peter C. Rollins Book Award given annually to the best book in American Studies or Cultural Studies. He’s been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship.

The Case for Lucifer

By choosing Donald Trump as the lesser evil over Ted Cruz, the GOP is painting itself as the party of bigotry.

The Default Messiah

Ted Cruz has become some establishment Republicans' last, strange hope. But can he knit together a coalition of purists and pragmatists?

Republic of Fear

Donald Trump has already transformed American culture. Even if he loses the election, Trumpism is here to stay.