Travis LaCouter is a doctoral student in theology at the University of Oxford. Travis previously edited the blog Paprika Politik worked at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation in Washington, D.C. He is a Publius Fellow with the Claremont Institute and a Junior Associate with the Institute for the Study of Philosophy, Politics, and Religion at the University of Cambridge. His writing has appeared in First Things, America, Dappled Things, and . He graduated as valedictorian from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.