Chris Kromm

Director, Institute for Southern Studies

Chris Kromm is the executive director of the Institute for Southern Studies, a non-profit media, research and policy center based in Durham, North Carolina.

Kromm is also publisher of and contributor to the Institute's flagship publications Facing South online and Southern Exposure magazine, winner of the National Magazine Award, two George Polk Awards, and other journalism honors.

My reporting and writing have also been published in The Durham Herald-Sun, The Hill, The Huffington Post, The Independent Weekly, The Nation, The Raleigh News & Observer, Salon and other publications.

Kromm has appeared on over 250 TV and radio broadcasts for commentary on Southern politics and current issues, including American Public Media's "Marketplace," CNN "Live," C-SPAN, Democracy Now, GRITtv, KCRW California's "To the Point," KPOJ Portland, Minnesota Public Radio, Mississippi Public Radio, NPR's "All Things Considered," WAOK Atlanta, WBAI New York, WRAL TV North Carolina, WRNO New Orleans, WUNC North Carolina's "The State of Things" and XM Satellite Radio.