Victor Davis Hanson is a noted historian and social critic whose philosophies are rooted in classicism, agrarianism and military history. An author, contributing editor and professor, Hanson writes a world affairs column syndicated by Tribune Media Services.
Hanson received his Ph.D. in classics from Stanford University in 1980, attended the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and graduated with a B.A., with highest honors in classics, from the University of California Santa Cruz. He is a professor of classics emeritus at California State University, a senior fellow in residence in classics and military history at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, and a fellow of Hillsdale College. In 1991, Hanson was awarded an American Philological Association Excellence in Teaching Award, and received in 1992-3 a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship at the Center for Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California. Hanson is the author or editor of more than 350 articles and 16 books, including Warfare and Agriculture, The Western Way of War, The Soul of Battle and Fields Without Dreams. His book Land Was Everything was a Pen semi-finalist in 2000 and Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise of Western Power appeared on the New York Times Bestseller List; his 2005 history, A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War, was named one of the 100 most notable books of 2005 by the New York Times. In 2002, Hanson received the Eric Breindel Award for Excellence in Journalism.
Hanson is a contributing editor to Arion, the Military History Quarterly and City Journal. His editorials and reviews have appeared in many periodicals, including the New York Times and the Daily Telegraph. He has been interviewed on National Public Radio and has appeared on the news hours of PBS, MSNBC and Fox.
Who We Are
The Patriot Post is a highly acclaimed weekday digest of news analysis, policy and opinion written from the heartland — as opposed to the MSM’s ubiquitous Beltway echo chambers — for grassroots leaders nationwide. More
What We Offer
On the Web
We provide solid conservative perspective on the most important issues, including analysis, opinion columns, headline summaries, memes, cartoons and much more.
Choose our full-length Digest or our quick-reading Snapshot for a summary of important news. We also offer Cartoons & Memes on Monday and Alexander’s column on Wednesday.
The Patriot Post is steadfast in our mission to extend the endowment of Liberty to the next generation by advocating for individual rights and responsibilities, supporting the restoration of constitutional limits on government and the judiciary, and promoting free enterprise, national defense and traditional American values. We are a rock-solid conservative touchstone for the expanding ranks of grassroots Americans Patriots from all walks of life. Our mission and operation budgets are not financed by any political or special interest groups, and to protect our editorial integrity, we accept no advertising. We are sustained solely by you. Please support The Patriot Fund today!
★ PUBLIUS ★
“Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!” —George Washington
The Patriot Post is protected speech, as enumerated in the First Amendment and enforced by the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, in accordance with the endowed and unalienable Rights of All Mankind.
Copyright © 2022 The Patriot Post. All Rights Reserved.