Tamar Jacoby "is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and writes extensively on immigration, citizenship, ethnicity, and race. Her most recent book, Reinventing the Melting Pot: The New Immigrants and What It Means To Be American, was published in 2004. Her articles and essays have appeared in national magazines, newspapers and journals. Ms. Jacoby also received a fellowship from NEH to support the research and writing of her 1998 book Someone Else's House: America's Unfinished Struggle for Integration. She previously served as the senior writer and justice editor for Newsweek and was the deputy editor of The New York Times op-ed page. In 2002, she co-founded The New Americans Project, a bipartisan group devoted to encouraging immigrants to become citizens. Ms. Jacoby received her B.A. from Yale University and has taught at Yale University, Cooper Union, and the New School University."