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 Magazine and the author of The Fabric of Character: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Renewing our Social and Moral Landscape. Since 2016 she has 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 is also 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 Journal 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 the Center for Public Justice as well as the Hyde Park Institute, and an advisor to Sea Dog Theater. She has published widely, including The Atlantic Monthly, The Washington Post, City Journal and elsewhere.
You can find much of Anne’s published work on her website, at www.annesnyder.org.
Anne has spoken at a Trinity Forum Evening Conversation on the topic of institutional decline and societal division, listen here: “Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse.”
Related Trinity Forum Readings
Click here to purchase a copy of our Trinity Forum Reading of “The Long Loneliness” by Dorothy Day featuring an original introduction by David and Anne Snyder Brooks.
Selected Publications and Talks
- “Millennials Reinvent Localism in their Search for Community” – The Catalyst: A Journal of Ideas from the Bush Institute
- “Policing with Velvet Gloves” – The Atlantic Monthly
- “Inequality in an Acre” – Comment Magazine
- “Persuading in a Divided Age” – Comment Magazine
- “Let the Weak Say I Am Strong” – FaithStreet
- Souls & Silos: Crossing Lines while Journalism Heaves – The Trinity Forum Academy, January 2014