Richard Chen is the Executive Editor in charge of blog, social media, and graphics production and was Religion and Politics Contributor to the Blog. He supports the AAAFund’s technical and logistical operations. His day job is Web Applications Developer for SalesForce VisualForce at B&H Photo Video in Manhattan. He has in the past developed web sites professionally for Scholastic Corporation, AON Hewitt, DigitalPulp, Catch NYC, and the Council on Foreign Relations. He studied Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University and STS (Science, Technology, and Society) at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He lives in Brooklyn with wife and kids.