Christine M. Ristaino
Professor of Italian language and culture, Emory University; Public voices fellow, The OpEd Project

Christine Ristaino is a Professor of Italian Language and Culture at Emory University where she advocates for educational excellence, violence prevention, diversity and equal rights. In addition to two books, one on cultural acquisition and the other on female agency in the inquisition, she recently completed a memoir entitled The Little Girl Is Me, which investigates her exploration of identity after she was attacked in a parking lot. She also is a Fellow in The OpEd Project Public Voices Fellowship at Emory.