NEW YORK, NY – The Manhattan Institute and Christopher F. Rufo are pleased to announce the launch of “Christopher Rufo Theory,” a new video series that will offer a blend of reporting, analysis, and interviews on the nation’s most urgent cultural and policy challenges. Produced in partnership between Rufo and the Manhattan Institute, Christopher Rufo Theory will air weekly on YouTube.
The announcement of Rufo’s new show coincides with his recent appointment to serve on the board of trustees at New College of Florida, a Sarasota-based public liberal arts college which he hopes to help revitalize as a beacon of intellectual and cultural excellence.
A City Journal contributing editor since 2019 and Manhattan Institute senior fellow since 2021, Rufo has become the foremost investigative journalist covering critical race theory’s profound influence on American society, from the civil service and the education system to healthcare and the corporate sector. His work has been featured in outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Washington Post, and he appears regularly on primetime television.
“Christopher Rufo’s investigative journalism has encouraged parents in every corner of the country to get more deeply involved in public education, and to take a stand against the excesses of identity politics,” said Manhattan Institute president Reihan Salam. “Drawing on his deep experience as a journalist and filmmaker, Christopher Rufo Theory will grow the audience for his important work and inspire a new generation to reform, renew, and rebuild our nation’s most important cultural and governing institutions.”
“I’m thrilled to be embarking on this new endeavor with the support of the Manhattan Institute,” said Rufo. “The Institute has been a steadfast partner in my work for years now and I’m excited to see what we can continue to build together.”