Dana Joel Gattuso is a freelance writer and policy analyst on environmental issues. Previously, she was Director of Projects and Issue Management for Environment and Regulatory Affairs with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Before working at the Chamber, Ms. Gattuso was Director of Research with the San Francisco-based research group Pacific Research Institute. Ms. Gattuso also previously worked with Citizens for a Sound Economy, as Deputy Director of Regulatory Affairs, and at The Heritage Foundation.
Ms. Gattuso has written numerous studies and articles for newspapers, magazines, and journals which have appeared or been cited in The New York Times, Washington Post, Washington Times, USA Today, Baltimore Sun, Detroit News, Fortune Magazine, and Regulation Magazine. She is also a contributor to the book Privatizing Correctional Institutions (Transaction Publishers). Ms. Gattuso received her education at Butler University in Indianapolis and George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. She currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia