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 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.