Steve Koppman is an editor, writer and public policy analyst specializing in politics, economics, business, the telecommunications industry and Jewish history. He provides developmental editing to Chinese social scientists without native English abilities; produces educational policy briefs for communications carriers and equipment vendors; contributes corporation profiles to an almanac; and co-authors A Treasury of American-Jewish Folklore published by Rowman & Littlefield.
Early Life and Education
Steve Koppman hails from New York City and earned both a bachelor’s degree in biology and master of public policy degrees from Vassar College. Additionally, he worked as a government analyst. He is an author on many subjects related to public policy, politics, economics, business, Jewish history and telecommunications industry among others. His commentary, journalism and satire have appeared in The Nation, Chicago Tribune, Village Voice, San Francisco Chronicle and Newsday among others. Treasury of American-Jewish Folklore as co-author. Additionally, his short plays have been performed at Berkeley Rep, Transcend Streaming, and other companies. Furthermore, he has contributed to anthologies and literary and regional journals.
Steve Tribitt enjoyed spending his free time with family and rodeoing as well as tending his hobby farm near Clear Lake, SD. Additionally, he loved fixing things around his house. Steve leaves two children: Corrie Tribitt and Jody (Cody Kenyon) Tribitt as well as two stepchildren Holly Miller and Cully Simon as well as six grandchildren: CaSandra, Casey Dalton Tribitt as well as Christian Sieh Wyatt Mackenzie Berg – plus both parents Willard and Eunice Tribitt as well as Randy Tribitt
Steve Koppman holds a master of public policy from The University of California at Berkeley and has worked as government analyst on federal, state and local levels. His expertise can be seen in The Nation, The Huffington Post, Chicago Tribune, Village Voice, San Francisco Chronicle and Newsday as well as A Treasury of American-Jewish Folklore published by Rowman & Littlefield (co-author). Furthermore he has contributed commentary and journalism in political science, economics, business telecommunications industry as well as Jewish history fields.
Achievement and Honors
His satire, journalism and commentary have appeared in national newspapers and magazines. He co-authored Treasury of American-Jewish Folklore with Rowman & Littlefield (Rowman & Littlefield) while his short plays have been performed across the country, his fiction published literary and regional publications; active member of The Ground Floor at Berkeley Rep, Transcend Streaming as well as 3Girls Theatre Oakland Theatre Project PlayGround as well as being proud member of LGBTQ community residing in Oakland California.
As an author and journalist he has contributed commentary, journalism and satire to several publications such as Real Clear Politics, The Nation, Huffington Post, Chicago Tribune, Village Voice Newsday among many others. In addition to writing three books (one being Treasury of American-Jewish Folklore from Rowman & Littlefield), his short plays have been performed across America while his stories and essays anthologized by anthologies; furthermore he has served as government analyst at federal, state and local levels.
He currently resides in the Bay Area and has worked for The Ground Floor at Berkeley Rep, Transcend Streaming, 3Girls Theatre Company and Left Coast Theatre Company. A proud member of the LGBTQ community, he is father to two and stepfather of four children.