John Kristof is a marketing intern at the Illinois Policy Institute, where he writes about economic issues affecting Illinois.
Born and raised in the south suburbs of Chicago, John attends Indiana Wesleyan University, where he is pursuing majors in economics and humanities and minors in business administration and political science. John has worked as a junior fellow at the Illinois Family Institute, where he wrote on religion and politics, conducted political research, orchestrated a petition drive, and launched the Illinois Family Spotlight podcast. At Indiana Wesleyan, John has served as an economics tutor, a research and administrative assistant in the Department of Economics, and a peer educator. John is a senator of the Honors College Student Association and a member of Pi Gamma Mu, the international social sciences honors society.