Kristin Tate is a former Visiting Fellow at Independent Women’s Forum. She writes a weekly column for The Hill Newspaper, focused on federal spending, and is the author of three books. Her latest, The Liberal Invasion of Red State America, was published by Regnery Publishing and examines domestic migration from blue states to red states. Her other books are How Do I Tax Thee? (St. Martin’s Press) and Government Gone Wild (Hachette Book Group).

She also provides communication strategy to political campaigns, and has worked on statewide races in Texas.

Kristin was formerly a Robert Novak Fellow at the Fund for American Studies; her fellowship research project examined the size and scope of the federal workforce. In 2021 she was named a Leader of Tomorrow by the St. Gallen Symposium in Switzerland, one of the world’s leading initiatives for dialogue between political and business leaders. Red Alert Politics and Newsmax Magazine each named Kristin one of the 30 most influential right-of-center leaders under the age of 30 in 2016 and 2017, respectively.

Kristin is a graduate of Emerson College. She lives in Texas with her family.