Ann Reidy, Director of Operations

As Civic Health Project’s Director of Operations, Ann works to identify and help amplify promising, scalable efforts to reduce polarization in American society.

In addition to her work with the Civic Health Project, Ann is the Founder and Director of American Pals, a national schools-based bridging initiative. She is also conducting research on the vast landscape of bridging ventures across the United States.
Ann brings leadership experience in academia, non-profit management, and secondary education to her work at Civic Health Project. She holds a BA in Literature from UC Santa Cruz and a PhD from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.