Erin Rodewald is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer, researcher, analyst, and communications strategist, who specializes in topics related to international religious freedom, foreign policy, American politics, and civil society. Her articles have been published in a variety of online and print outlets, including Washington Times, Christian Post, Daily Caller, Providence Journal, and Philos Project. She is the past editor for 21Wilberforce and the co-author of The 20th Anniversary of the International Religious Freedom Act: A Retrospective.

With more than 25 years of professional communications experience, Erin has worked closely with influencers of all stripes — from politicians, military officers, academics, and authors, to entertainers, sports figures, media personalities, and business leaders. During her career, she has worn many hats and collected an impressive amount of frequent flyer miles. She has been a press secretary, helped orchestrate the 100th birthday celebration of a U.S. President, worked in command central at the Olympics, chauffeured dignitaries, escorted members of Congress, and advanced for a presidential candidate.

Erin and her husband David have been married for 27 years. Together, they have raised two exceptional daughters, traveled widely, lived as expats briefly, and served their local community gratefully. They have owned and operated a high tech public relations firm since 2003. Erin holds a Masters of Public Policy from Pepperdine University. You can follow her on Twitter at @EDRodewald.