Ryan T. Anderson, Ph.D.

Ryan T. Anderson, Ph.D.

Senior Research Fellow at The Heritage Foundation | Founder and Editor of 'Public Discourse'

Expertise: Political Philosophy, Law and Religion, Marriage, Family and Politics

Ryan T. Anderson, Ph.D., is the William E. Simon senior research fellow at The Heritage Foundation, where he researches and writes about marriage, bioethics, religious liberty and political philosophy. Anderson is also the founder and editor of Public Discourse, the online journal of the Witherspoon Institute of Princeton, New Jersey. Anderson is the author of several books, including, What Is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense, Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom, and Debating Religious Liberty and Discrimination. His research was cited by two U.S. Supreme Court justices, Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas, in two separate cases. His forthcoming book is titled When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Moment.