Ryan T. Anderson is the William E. Simon Fellow at The Heritage Foundation. He is also the editor of Public Discourse, the online journal of the Witherspoon Institute of Princeton, N.J.
His previous positions include assistant editor of First Things; journalism fellow of the Phillips Foundation; and executive director of the Witherspoon Institute, where he was research assistant to Robert P. George and Jean Bethke Elshtain.
Anderson’s recent work focuses on the moral and constitutional questions surrounding same-sex “marriage.” He is the co-author with Princeton’s Robert P.George and Sherif Girgis of the new book “What Is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense” (Encounter Books 2012). The three also co-wrote the article “What is Marriage?” in the winter 2011 issue of Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy.
Anderson received his bachelor of arts degree from Princeton University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude. He is a doctoral candidate in political philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. His research spans the natural law tradition in conversation with classical and contemporary liberalism. His dissertation explores 20th century themes on economic justice and economic rights.
This section of Ryan T. Anderson, Guest Contributor's profile is hidden.