Mark Melton

Mark Melton is the managing editor for Providence and was the journal’s inaugural deputy editor. He earned his master’s degree in international relations from the University of St. Andrews and has focused on political economy, military affairs, and civil conflict, especially in Europe, Eurasia, and the Middle East. His bachelor’s degree in foreign language and international trade comes from Mississippi College. Prior to moving to DC, he worked as a political science adjunct professor at community colleges in Mississippi and also taught English in France.

Marksism | Ep. 16: On US-China Relations and Moral Ideology, Wesleyan Political Theology, and USCIRF
Marksism | Ep. 16: On US-China Relations and Moral Ideology, Wesleyan Political Theology, and USCIRF

In the weekly Marksism series, Mark Tooley, Mark Melton, and Marc LiVecche discuss the latest content from the week. First,…

Ep. 55 | Religious Freedom in the Middle East after Genocide (Podcast with Nadine Maenza)
Ep. 55 | Religious Freedom in the Middle East after Genocide

In this episode, Nadine Maenza talks about religious freedom issues in the Middle East, especially in Iraq where the Yazidis…

Marksism | Ep. 15: On 9/11, Retribution, and a 75-Year-Old Article on Religious Liberty

In this episode Marksism, editors Mark Tooley, Mark Melton, and Marc LiVecche discuss the September 11th terrorist attacks, retribution in…

Marksism | Ep. 14: Reformed Theology, Liberalism, Nuclear Weapons, WWII, and More

In this episode of Marksism, Mark Tooley, Marc LiVecche, and Mark Melton discuss the week’s latest content, including book reviews…

American Unity after Japan’s Surrender: A Reflection from 75 Years Ago
American Unity after Japan’s Surrender: A Reflection from 75 Years Ago

After Japan’s surrender 75 years ago, McCulloch implored Christians and governments to affirm “the dignity of the human person as the image of God” because this principle could determine the world’s fate.

Marksism | Ep. 13: On Space Utopia, Artificial Intelligence, and More
Marksism | Ep. 13: On Space Utopia, Artificial Intelligence, and More

In this episode, Mark Tooley, Marc LiVecche, and Mark Melton first discuss a couple articles about artificial intelligence and whether…

Beware the Pride of Victors: Reinhold Niebuhr on Japan’s Surrender
Beware the Pride of Victors: Reinhold Niebuhr on Japan’s Surrender

“It was inevitable that the final surrender of Japan, ending the costliest war of human history, should be greeted with a delirium of joy all over the world, and in America particularly.”

Foreign Policy ProvCast Episode #54 | Don’t Confuse Liberalism And Progressivism (Paul D. Miller)
Ep. 54 | Don’t Confuse Liberalism and Progressivism

A couple of months ago, Providence contributor Paul D. Miller complained on Twitter about people confusing liberalism and progressivism. In…

Marksism | Episode 11: On Foreign Policy Schools, China, and Christian Realism

In this episode of the weekly series Marksisism, editors Mark Tooley, Mark Melton, and Marc LiVecche discuss the week’s latest…

Marksism | Episode 10: On Israel-UAE Relations, Lebanon, & Christian Realism

In this episode of Providence’s weekly series Marksism, Mark Tooley, Mark Melton, and Marc LiVecche discuss the journal’s latest content,…