Full Name
Paul Loeb
Campus Election Engagement Project
Speaker Bio
Paul Loeb is founder of CEEP, which worked with 439 colleges and universities in 2018, to help their students vote. He’s a bestselling writer on civic engagement, spending forty years researching and writing about citizen responsibility and empowerment--asking what makes some people choose lives of social commitment, while others abstain. His books Soul of a Citizen and The Impossible Will Take a Little While have nearly 300,000 copies in print between them, both Soul and The Impossible won the Nautilus Award for best social change book the years they were released, and History Channel and American Book Association named The Impossible the #3 political book of its year Paul’s also the author of Generation at the Crossroads, Nuclear Culture, and Hope in Hard Times. He's written for the New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Chronicle of Higher Education, AARP Bulletin, Huffington Post, Boston Globe, Psychology Today, The Nation, the International Herald Tribune and the Christian Science Monitor, been interviewed on CNN, NPR, C-SPAN, NBC news, CBC, the BBC, and NPR, and lectured at over 400 colleges throughout the country and numerous national and international conferences. Paul participated in the Department of Education’s 2011 roundtable on civic engagement in higher education. See www.paulloeb.org Habitat for Humanity founder Millard Fuller concluded “Paul Loeb brings hope for a better world in a time when we so urgently need it.”