About Alexandra

Alexandra is passionate about the way that ideas and storytelling can change people’s lives. She is an award-winning writer based in Indianapolis, currently working on a book on civility and American civic renewal.

She earned a Masters degree in Social Policy at the London School of Economics as a Rotary Scholar, and has served at the local, state and federal levels of government and public policy—most recently holding an appointment at the US Department of Education.

Now a full-time writer, speaker, and consultant, she has appeared on Fox News and contributes to The Wall Street Journal, TIME Magazine, POLITICO Magazine, The Washington Examiner, and other national outlets.


The Surprising Lesson About American History Hidden in Emily Post’s Classic Etiquette

/ / Essays, TIME Magazine
As members of a “society of equals”—and without a God-ordained order of birth and rank—Americans have always suffered from a collective case of status anxiety. For this reason, they have ...
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Bring Back Patriotic Art

/ / Essays, Politico Magazine
Alexandra Hudson is a former civil servant and a research fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research. She is working on her first book, about American civic renewal. “Patriotism ...
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I’m Taking the Surly Train – Wall Street Journal

Commuters ride the subway in New York City, Nov. 15. PHOTO: WONG MAYE-E/ASSOCIATED PRESS New York
As a young man sprints across a subway car to grab a seat ...
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