Jane Kramer is an American journalist who is the European correspondent for The New Yorker; she has written a regular “Letter from Europe” for twenty years. Kramer has also written nine books, the latest of which, Lone Patriot (2003), is about a militia in the American West. Her other books include The Last Cowboy, Europeans and The Politics of Memory.
Kramer has won an Emmy Award for documentary filmmaking.
Kramer is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a founding director of the Committee to Protect Journalists. She has taught at Princeton University, Sarah Lawrence, CUNY and the University of California, Berkeley.