Arthur Goldhammer (born November 17, 1946) is an American academic and translator.
Goldhammer studied mathematics at MIT, gaining his PhD in 1973.
Since 1977 he has worked as a translator. He is based at the Center for European Studies at Harvard.
Goldhammer is a four-time winner of the French-American Foundation translation prize, including for his translations of Alexis de Tocqueville's The Ancien Régime and the French Revolution and Democracy in America.
Goldhammer's translation of Thomas Piketty's book Capital in the Twenty-First Century became a New York Times best-seller.
Goldhammer lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.