Stephanie Kelton (née Bell; born October 10, 1969) is an American economist and academic. She is currently a professor at Stony Brook University and a Senior Fellow at the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at the New School for Social Research. She was formerly a professor at the University of Missouri–Kansas City. She also served as an advisor to Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign.
She is founder and editor-in-chief of the blog New Economic Perspectives. She was named one of Politico’s 50 “thinkers, doers and visionaries transforming American politics in 2016.” In fall 2019, she joined the board of Matriarch PAC.