Karina Rollins is senior research editor for The Heritage Foundation's research publications, including policy books. She has more than 25 years of experience in editing and writing in the policy realm.
Before joining Heritage in 2008, Rollins was the editor of the Hudson Institute's Index of Global Philanthropy, and senior editor of The American Enterprise. She has worked on the New York Post editorial page and as an editor at National Review, beginning her editorial journey at The National Interest and The Public Interest.
Rollins has been published on TheAmericanInterest.com and Frontpagemag.com, as well as in Chronicles, The American Enterprise, National Review, the New York Post, and The Public Interest. She has appeared on national U.S. and German television, and is co-editor of the 2005 book In Real Life: Powerful Lessons from Everyday Living. In 2003, she was a member of the American Swiss Foundation's Young Leaders Conference in Switzerland.
Born and raised in Germany, Rollins is a native speaker of both German and English. She holds a masters degree in Statecraft and National Security Affairs from the Institute of World Politics.