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Lina Khan

Director of Legal Policy

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Lina Khan is the Director of Legal Policy with the Open Markets Institute, where she researches the concentration of power in America’s political economy and the evolution of antitrust laws. She has reported on consolidation across sectors, including agriculture, finance, tech, media, and commodities. From 2011-2014, she was a policy analyst for the program, formerly known as the Markets, Enterprise, and Resiliency Initiative. 

Khan has written for The American Prospect, CNN, Foreign Policy, The New Republic, Quartz, Salon, The Washington Monthly, and The Washington Post, among others, and has appeared on C-Span’s Washington Journal, NPR, and the Majority Report with Sam Seder. Her work has been cited by publications including the Economist, The Wall Street Journal,and The Washington Post. 

Khan served as policy director for Zephyr Teachout’s 2014 gubernatorial campaign in New York. She studied political theory at Williams College and is presently studying at Yale Law School. 

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