J.R. Baldwin has a B.A. in American Studies from Hillsdale College. She is a managing editor at Ignitum Today, co-edits The Bright Maidens, writes at Progarchy and reviews books. Essays by J.R. Baldwin on TIC.
John Barnes writes from Montana, where he works in public relations and politics. Happily living in the empire’s western hinterlands, he is literally and symbolically almost as far away from Washington DC and New York City as one can be in the lower 48. He spent his undergraduate years at Hillsdale College in Michigan and holds a graduate degree in history from Utah State University. Essays by John Barnes on TIC.
Bradley J. Birzer is the co-founder of The Imaginative Conservative and Russell Amos Kirk Chair in History at Hillsdale College. Dr. Birzer is author of American Cicero: The Life of Charles Carroll, Sanctifying the World: the Augustinian Life and Mind of Christopher Dawson, J.R.R. Tolkien’s Sanctifying Myth: Understanding Middle-earth, co-editor of The American Democrat and Other Political Writings by James Fenimore Cooper, and co-author of The American West. He is author of The Humane Republic: The Imagination of Russell Kirk (forthcoming, University Press of Kentucky). Essays by Bradley J. Birzer on TIC.
Sean Busick is Associate Professor of History at Athens State University and President of the William Gilmore Simms Society. He is the author of A Sober Desire for History: William Gilmore Simms as Historian (USC Press, 2005) and other books. Essays by Sean Busick on TIC.
George W. Carey is Professor of Government at Georgetown University. He is the author of In Defense of the Constitution and The Federalist: Design for a Constitutional Republic. He is co-author, with Willmoore Kendall, of The Basic Symbols of the American Political Tradition. He is also co-editor of numerous books including The Federalist Papers: The Gideon Edition, The Most Dangerous Branch: The Judicial Assault on American Culture and Community and Tradition. Essays by George Carey on TIC.
H. Lee Cheek, Jr., Ph.D., is Professor of Political Science and Religion at the University of North Georgia, and Senior Fellow of Alexander Hamilton Institute. His books include Political Philosophy and Cultural Renewal, The Founding of the American Republic, Calhoun and Popular Rule, Order and Legitimacy, among others. Essays by Lee Cheek on TIC.
Glenn A. Davis is the Academic Dean at All Saints Episcopal School in Lubbock, Texas where he teaches Latin and Russian. He holds a Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. His dissertation topic was Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s historical imagination. He has published in the Slavic and East European Journal, Christianity and Literature, Modern Age, and Humanitas. Essays by Glenn A. Davis on TIC.
Barbara J. Elliott is the President of the Center for Cultural Renewal and Adjunct Professor in the Honors College of Houston Baptist University. She is the founder of the WorkFaith Connection, which transitions people from prison, homelessness, addiction, and unemployment into a new job and a new life. She is the author of five books, including Street Saints: Renewing America’s Cities. She received the Roosevelt Award for Human Rights from the President of the United States in 2001. Essays by Barbara J. Elliott on TIC.
Bruce P. Frohnen is Professor of Law at the Ohio Northern University College of Law. He is the author of Virtue and the Promise of Conservatism: The Legacy of Burke and Tocqueville, The New Communitarians and The Crisis of Modern Liberalism and editor (with George Carey) of Community and Tradition: Conservative Perspectives on the American Experience. Essays by Bruce P. Frohnen on TIC
Stephen Klugewicz is the president of Franklin’s Opus, which educates teachers about history and the principles of the American Republic. Dr. Klugewicz served as headmaster of Regina Luminis Academy, as director of education at the National Constitution Center, and as executive director of the Collegiate Network. He is the co-editor of History on Proper Principles: Essays in Honor of Forrest McDonald and Founders and the Constitution: In Their Own Words. Essays by Stephen Klugewicz on TIC.
Ben Lockerd is Professor of English and Director of the English M.A. Program at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has written articles on a variety of literary topics, and he is the author of The Sacred Marriage: Psychic Integration in “The Faerie Queene” and Aethereal Rumours: T. S. Eliot’s Physics and Poetics. He was President of the T. S. Eliot Society and he writes an annual review of Eliot scholarship for American Literary Scholarship. Essays by Ben Lockerd on TIC.
Stephen Masty has been a journalist, a development expert, and a speechwriter for three US presidents, British royalty and heads of government in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. He has spent most of his adulthood working in South Asia including Afghanistan, and he is presently a writer, poet and artist in Kathmandu. Essays by Stephen Masty on TIC.
Joseph Pearce is writer in residence at Thomas More College in New Hampshire. His works include: G.K. Chesterton: Wisdom and Innocence, Literary Converts, Tolkien: Man and Myth, Solzhenitsyn: A Soul in Exile, The Quest for Shakespeare and Old Thunder: A Life of Hilaire Belloc. He is the series editor of the Ignatius Critical Editions, and editor of the St. Austin Review. Mr. Pearce has hosted two television series for EWTN on Shakespeare’s Catholicism. Essays by Joseph Pearce on TIC.
Claes G. Ryn is professor of politics at the Catholic University of America. His books include Democracy and the Ethical Life, Will, Imagination and Reason, A Common Human Ground, America the Virtuous, and A Desperate Man. He is chairman of the National Humanities Institute, editor of Humanitas, and president of the Academy of Philosophy and Letters. He was named Honorary Professor at Beijing Normal University in 2012. Essays by Claes G. Ryn on TIC.
Gleaves Whitney is the director of Grand Valley State University’s Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies. Mr. Whitney has written, edited, or contributed to several books, including John Engler: The Man, the Leader & the Legacy, American Presidents: Farewell Messages to the Nation, and the revised edition of Russell Kirk’s The American Cause. Essays by Gleaves Whitney on TIC.
John Willson is professor of history emeritus, Hillsdale College. His work has been published in Modern Age, Imprimis, and the University Bookman, and he contributed to Reflections on the French Revolution. Dr. Willson is past President of the Philadelphia Society. Essays by John Willson on TIC.
Robert M. Woods is the Director of the Great Books Honors College and Professor of Great Books at Faulkner University. His work has been published in several journals and he writes regularly for his website Musings of a Christian Humanist. Essays by Robert M. Woods on TIC.
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