Christian Dorsey

Christian Dorsey (born 1971 in Atlantic City, New Jersey) is an American politician in Arlington County, Virginia. He previously worked at the Economic Policy Institute.[1] His areas of expertise are community development, housing, race and the economy.[2]

Christian Dorsey
Member of the Arlington County Board
Assumed office
November 2015
Preceded byMary Hynes
Personal details
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceArlington County, Virginia
Alma materGeorgetown University


Dorsey joined EPI in 2008. Dorsey's work there has been to build an awareness of economic policy matters on a grassroots level as an advocate for the EPI with a goal of educating and mobilizing both middle class and disenfranchised communities for equally shared prosperity.

Prior to joining EPI, Dorsey served as chief executive officer for various non-profit organizations promoting children's literacy, prejudice reduction and affordable housing. Dorsey also served as the Executive Director of the Bonder and Amanda Johnson Community Development Corporation, and as Executive Director for The Reading Connection, a Northern Virginia-based non-profit organization that provides literacy programs for children.

Dorsey's commentaries have appeared in a variety of media including The Washington Post and he is a frequent voice on television, namely Fox News Channel's Cashin' In as a frequent guest panelist and radio.


Dorsey holds a B.S., International Relations from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.


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