Chris Hayes is host of the MSNBC primetime weekend program All In, and editor-at-large for The Nation. Prior to joining MSNBC as an anchor, he served as a contributor and frequent substitute host for other programs on the network. His first book, Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy, which is about the crisis of authority in American life, was published in June 2012.
Since 2002, Hayes has written on a wide variety of political and social issues, from union organizing and economic democracy, to the intersection of politics and technology. His essays, articles and reviews have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Time, The Nation, The American Prospect, The New Republic, The Washington Monthly, The Guardian and The Chicago Reader.
Hayes previously served as a fellow at Harvard University's Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics, a Bernard Schwartz Fellow at the New America Foundation, and a Schumann Center Writing Fellow at In These Times. He is graduate of Brown University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy.