"The Progressive Dismantling of the Constitutional Order"
Bruce S. Thornton grew up on a cattle ranch in Fresno County, California. He received his BA in Latin from UCLA in 1975, and his PhD in Comparative Literature: Greek, Latin, and English, from UCLA in 1983. Thornton is a Professor of Classics and Humanities at the California State University in Fresno, California. He is the author of ten books and numerous essays, columns, and reviews on Greek culture and civilization and their influence on the West, and on contemporary political and educational issues.
Thornton has lectured at many colleges and universities and at venues such as the Smithsonian Institute, Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, the Heritage Foundation, University of Texas’s Clements Center for History, Strategy, and Statecraft, the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, the David Horowitz Freedom Center, the Army War College, and the Air Force Academy. He currently is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center, and a Research Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, where he is a member of the Working Group on Military History and Contemporary Conflict. His latest books are The Wages of Appeasement: From Ancient Greece to Obama’s America and Democracy’s Dangers and Discontents: The Tyranny of the Majority from the Greeks to Obama.
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