Anne Farris Rosen

Anne Farris Rosen is an award-winning freelance journalist in Washington, D.C., and teaches news coverage of racial issues at the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism. She has covered politics, government and social policy issues for The New York Times,the Washington Post, and the Pew Research Center. She was a general assignment and political reporter for The Arkansas Gazette from 1985 to 1991 and reported on Arkansas for The Times from 1985 to 1994. As the daughter of John Herbers, she edited “Deep South Dispatch: Memoir of a Civil Rights Journalist.”


She graduated from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee and earned a master’s degree from St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri.


Her previous book is Test Pilot: How I Broke Testing Barriers for Millions of Students and Caused a Sonic Boom in the Business of Education with Stanley H. Kaplan, founder of KAPLAN Test Prep. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2011.