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Anne Farris

Freelance Journalist

Anne Farris is a freelance journalist based in Washington, D.C. In addition, she is Washington correspondent for The Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy — a research project of the Rockefeller Institute of Government. Funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts, it reports on the faith-based initiative begun in 2001 by President George W. Bush.

She previously worked for the national sections of The New York Times and The Washington Post. In addition, she was a general assignment reporter for The St. Louis Post-Dispatch and The Arkansas Gazette.

Ms. Farris is the author of the book "Test Pilot: Stanley H. Kaplan" (Simon & Schuster, 2001), which is about the founder of the Kaplan standardized testing company.

In addition to being a print journalist, Ms. Farris is a documentary film reporter for BBC/Current Affairs and other documentary film affiliates in London, England.

She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English from Rhodes College and a master’s degree in Government and Urban Affairs from St. Louis University.

Articles by Anne Farris

The Growing "Global Interior" of the United States

Can Nashville, Tennessee be an example of the right way to integrate immigrants?

December 2, 2005