ULRICHI’m a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. I research and write about social issues, mainly education and crime. I just finished a book about social trust, titled The Leap: The Science of Trust and Why it Matters. The book which will be published in September 2014. I’m currently working on a third book on learning. It will be released in late 2015.

Prior to the Center, I was a contributing editor for U.S. News & World Report and the founding editor of The Open Case, an online criminal justice magazine. My work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and many other publications.

In February 2009, HarperCollins published my criminal justice book The Gardner Heist, which examines the largest art heist in history, the 1990 theft of a dozen masterpieces from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

I’ve also served as a commentator for various news outlets, including CNN, National Public Radio, and The New York Times. I graduated with honors from Dartmouth College and live in Washington, D.C. with my wife and two daughters.

I give speeches and serve as a consultant for a variety of organizations. My disclosure statement is here. You can email me at ulrich @ ulrichboser.com or follow me on Twitter at @ulrichboser