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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 is currently teaching as an adjunct professor at California State University, San Bernardino.  She has taught courses on a variety of topics including American Political Thought, Congress, Public Policy, Political Parties, and the Presidency and has presented her research at Political Science Conferences across the nation.

Christina lives in Southern California with her husband Manuel.

Recent Articles:

Politicians Must Fulfill MLK's Dream
January 20 2014
Christina Villegas
USA Today



Forcing Gender Parity Won't Buy Women Happiness
December 31 2013
Christina Villegas



Trick or Treat?: Health Care Coverage for Under $50
October 31 2013
Christina Villegas



California Wage Hike Is Not Only Bad Policy, It’s Also Unjust
September 30 2013
Christina Villegas



Demagoguery and Duplicity Cloud VAWA Reauthorization Debate
January 8 2013
Christina Villegas



Mia Love Would Shake Up Congress
April 26 2012
Christina Villegas



In the Prosecution of Violent Crimes, Actions Should Speak Louder than Words
February 29 2012
Christina Villegas



VAWA: A Misguided Attempt to Combat Injustice
February 19 2012
Christina Villegas



Politicians Must Fulfill MLK's Dream
January 20 2014
Christina Villegas
USA Today



VAWA's Substantive Flaws Deserve a Fair Hearing
February 20 2013
Christina Villegas
Huffington Post



VAWA Needs a Serious Overhaul
January 29 2013
Christina Villegas
Huffington Post



Social Welfare State, not Limited Government, Failed Agenda of Past
September 12 2012
Christina Villegas
Townhall.com



Does VAWA Foster Class Victimization Among Women?
July 17 2012
Christina Villegas
Women Against VAWA



The Declaration of Independence Was Key to Women's Liberation
July 3 2012
Christina Villegas



Senate Succumbs to Demagoguery in Its Consideration of the VAWA
May 15 2012
Christina Villegas
Townhall.com



Mandate Poses a Threat to All Our Liberties
February 22 2012
Christina Villegas
Town Hall



The Violence Against Women Act
February 25 2013
Christina Villegas



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