Thomas Hanna is Director of Research at the Democracy Collaborative (TDC). He received his MA and BA degrees in History from Virginia Commonwealth University and joined TDC in 2010 as a research assistant to Gar Alperovitz. His areas of expertise include public ownership, nationalization, privatization, energy, utilities, and banking. He has published articles in popular and academic journals including the New York Times, The Nation, Truthout, Yes! Magazine, Alternet, OpenDemocracy, and The Good Society and has provided research support for Democracy Collaborative and Next System Project reports, papers, and articles. Hanna co-edited the e-book Scaling Up the Cooperative Movement and worked closely with Gar Alperovitz on What Then Must We Do? Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution as well as the 2nd edition of America Beyond Capitalism.