Nora Malone is a Development Writer/Editor. She had been working on a contract basis with the State Fiscal Policy team at CBPP for nearly two years. Prior to joining the staff of CBPP, she was managing editor of Social Service Review, a quarterly academic journal devoted to the publication of research on social policy and social welfare, published by the University of Chicago Press. She has also worked as an editor and author for a Catholic publisher and a children's publisher. She holds bachelor's degrees in English and Russian from Carleton College, and was the recipient of a Fulbright fellowship.