Ben Streeter CV


The George Washington University, Washington, DC, Class of 2019
M.A., English Literature

Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA, Class of 2013
B.A., Political Science, cum laude



  • “Trouble in Paradise: Environmental Destruction and the American Dream in the Open City,” ASLE, June 2019

  • “Representations of War, Guilt, and Complicity in Contemporary Literature,” WCC, September 29, 2018

  • “An Emerging Genre of Trauma Narrative,” Re/Inventions: Trauma, CSU Long Beach, April 5, 2018

  • “W. G. Sebald and Dissociation in Austerlitz,” EGSA, George Washington University, February 20, 2018


  • Guest taught at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, March 2018


The Pew Charitable Trusts | Senior Associate, Stateline, June 2015 – present
Washington, DC

Stateline provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state policy. Since its founding in 1998, Stateline has maintained a commitment to the highest standards of nonpartisanship, objectivity, and integrity.

  • Sole copyeditor and fact checker, reporting directly to the executive editor

  • Coordinating with communications, digital, production, design, and research teams

  • Overseeing graphics from conception through publication

  • Liaison with media partners include HuffPo, Tribune, and the Washington Post

Stanford University | Research Assistant, History Department, September 2018 – August 2019

The Hill and | Copy Editor and Fact Checker, June 2014 – June 2015
Washington, DC

The Hill is a print newspaper and website devoted to Capitol Hill, the White House, and K Street.

  • Edited and fact-checked stories, proofread pages, and wrote headlines

  • Wrote content for

Carroll County Times | Copy Editor and Page Designer, November 2013 – June 2014
Westminster, MD

Carroll County Times is a Maryland daily newspaper with a circulation of 25,000.

  • Designed front page

  • Wrote headlines

  • Edited stories and proofread pages

  • Prepared wire budgets for editorial staff meetings


  • Spot Award for Exceptional Contributions, The Pew Charitable Trusts, August 2018

  • Achievement of Continuing Excellence Award, The Pew Charitable Trusts, April 2017


  • Poynter ACES Certificate in Accurate, Audience-Focused Editing, 2016

  • Poynter ACES Certificate in Editing, 2015


Native fluency, French

Proficiency, Spanish


Editorial Intern at The Gettysburg Review, one of the country’s premier literary journals