Carolyn Stewart, a contributing editor of American Purpose, is the director of publications for a Washington-based think tank, where she oversees the editing, design, and production of policy research. She previously worked as publications manager and press secretary for the organization. Prior to that, she managed fundraising communications at the National Air and Space Museum, along with experience at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and VanderZee Gallery.
Stewart writes exhibition reviews, analysis, and commentary on art, with recent work exploring the technology and trends shaping our modern relationship with culture. Her writing has appeared in The New Criterion, the Spectator, Technoskeptic Magazine, and The American Interest. Her work has also been quoted by the Washington Post, TIME Magazine, and Arts & Letters Daily.
Stewart is an alumna of AEI’s Future Leadership program, the America’s Future Writing Fellowship, and the Hertog Foundation’s Politics & Culture program. She holds a master’s degree from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree from James Madison University.