Christina Villegas is a visiting fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum. She holds a Ph.D. in Politics from the Institute for Philosophic Studies at the University of Dallas, where she was an Earhart Fellow. Her dissertation examines the theoretical foundations and legislative history of the Violence Against Women Act, and she has written extensively on the law for different outlets including the Independent Women’s Forum, the Heritage Foundation, Townhall.com, and the Huffington Post.
Christina recently co-authored the book “Hard Drive: A Family’s Fight against Three Countries,” which chronicles her family’s fight for truth and justice in the mysterious death of her cousin, electrical engineer Dr. Shane Truman Todd, in Singapore.
Christina is currently an assistant professor of political science at California State University, San Bernardino, where she teaches courses in American government, public policy, and political thought.
Christina lives in Southern California with her husband Manuel..
Politicians Must Fulfill MLK's Dream
January 20 2014
Forcing Gender Parity Won't Buy Women Happiness
December 31 2013
Trick or Treat?: Health Care Coverage for Under $50
October 31 2013
California Wage Hike Is Not Only Bad Policy, It’s Also Unjust
September 30 2013
Demagoguery and Duplicity Cloud VAWA Reauthorization Debate
January 8 2013
Mia Love Would Shake Up Congress
April 26 2012
VAWA: A Misguided Attempt to Combat Injustice
February 19 2012
Christina Villegas discusses VAWA on the Peter Heck Show
February 25 2013
Christina Villegas on theDove TV "Focus Today" (02.19.2013)
February 19 2013
The Kinder Egg Kerfuffle
March 26 2013
The Violence Against Women Act
February 25 2013