Christine Ravold works in ACTA’s communications department, assisting with media relations and social media. She produces and hosts ACTA’s podcast, Higher Ed Now. In addition to communications work, she also oversees ACTA’s Oases of Excellence Initiative, a series of independently-funded academic programs that promote rigorous scholarly work in areas such as U.S. history, economics, and the Great Books. You can find some of her published articles online at Economics21, National Review Online, Rare, and Acculturated. Christine graduated magna cum laude from Rosemont College with a BA in English and Communications and a philosophy minor.