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 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 taught English in France.

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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 | Ep. 12: 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 | Ep. 11: 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,…

Marksism | Ep. 10: On Hiroshima, Bonhoeffer, and Cultural Marxism

Mark Tooley, Marc LiVecche, and Mark Melton discuss recent Providence content, including LiVecche’s defense of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima…

Ep. 53 | Caught in the Middle: Japan's Geopolitical Role
Ep. 53 | Caught in the Crossfire: Japan’s Geopolitical Role

In this episode of the Foreign Policy ProvCast, Joshua Walker speaks with Mark Melton about Japan’s geopolitical role, especially as…