Ms. Anne Snyder Senior Fellow

Anne Snyder is a writer and convener committed to exploring questions of class and culture, moral beauty, and a beatitudinal faith. She was named a Senior Fellow of the Trinity Forum in 2018.

Anne is the Editor-in-Chief of Comment and the founder of Breaking Ground, a growing institutional irrigation system seeking to leaven today’s public square with a Christian humanist sensibility. Anne is also the host of The Whole Person Revolution podcast, co-editor of Breaking Ground: Charting Our Future in a Pandemic Year, and author of The Fabric of Character: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Renewing our Social and Moral Landscape.

Prior to leading Comment, she directed The Philanthropy Roundtable’s Character Initiative, a program that seeks to help American foundations and business leaders strengthen “the middle ring” of morally formative institutions. She serves as a Fellow at the Center for Opportunity Urbanism, a Houston-based think-tank that explores how cities can drive opportunity for the bulk of their citizens. From 2014 to 2017 Anne worked for Laity Lodge and the H.E. Butt Family Foundation in Texas, and before that she worked at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, World Affairs, and The New York Times. She holds a Master’s degree in Journalism from Georgetown University and a B.A. in Philosophy and International Relations from Wheaton College (IL). Anne serves as a trustee for Alliance University (previously Nyack College) and is an advisor to Sea Dog Theater. She has published widely, including The Atlantic, The Washington Post, City Journal and elsewhere.

Speaker’s Bureau

October 20, 2020 | “Christianity & the Case for Democracy” an Online Conversation with Luke Bretherton, Deondra Rose, and Anne Snyder

March 27, 2020 | “The Long Loneliness” an Online Conversation with Anne Snyder

February 19, 2019 | “Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse” an Evening Conversation in Washington, DC with Anne Snyder and Tim Carney

Related Trinity Forum Readings

The Long Loneliness” by Dorothy Day, featuring an original introduction by David and Anne Snyder Brooks

Selected Publications and Scholarly Work