Travis LaCouter is a doctoral student in theology at the University of Oxford. Travis previously edited the blog Paprika Politik and 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 elsewhere. He graduated as valedictorian from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.