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Christina Villegas

Visiting Fellow

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..

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