Decter's incisive writing on a range of topics has proven invaluable to the conservative movement. A former editor at Basic Books, her writing has graced the pages of Commentary, First Things, Harper's,and a number of other publications. Her books include The New Chastity; Liberal Parents, Radical Children; Rumsfeld: A Personal Portrait; and An Old Wife’s Tale. A Senior Fellow at the Institute on Religion and Public Life in New York City, Decter previously served as Executive Director of the Committee for a Free World, a powerful voice for anti-communism that she voluntarily disbanded after the fall of the Berlin Wall and collapse of Soviet communism.
Member, Society of Emeritus Trustees from 2015 to 2022
Heritage Trustee from 1981 to 2015 | She died May 9, 2022