Christopher Shea – Vox Editor, The Big Idea
Christopher Shea is a senior editor at Vox, overseeing the Perspectives section, the site’s main home for commentary by outside contributors. This includes both analytical pieces (The Big Idea) and personal essays (First Person). He has also been a columnist for the Boston Globe Ideas section, a blogger for the Wall Street Journal, and is a long-time magazine writer. He started his journalism career at The Chronicle of Higher Education, and spent a year and a half in the communications office at the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business. He studied English at Princeton University.