Mark R. Royce

Mark R. Royce, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Political Science at Northern Virginia Community College. A regular contributor to Providence, he is author of a well-received book on the European Union, is the recipient of numerous effective teaching citations, and is reachable at [email protected].           

All Author Content

Author Articles

Author Podcasts

Author Videos

Exalting the Humble and Meek: Book Review of Janet Polasky Revolutions without Borders
Exalting the Humble and Meek

Janet Polasky’s Revolutions without Borders seeks to once more recapture the cosmopolitan, borderless, and dynamic character of revolutionary politics.

“Brexit” Left, “Brexit” Right, and the Ever-muddled Middle: The Politics of British EU Referenda Explained
“Brexit” Left, “Brexit” Right, and the Ever-muddled Middle: The Politics of British EU Referenda Explained

A comparison between the key actors in the respective European referenda of June, 1975 and of June, 2016 reveals that the British Left and the British Right generally oppose European integration, while a muddled middle enables the ancient Protestant monarchy to slide by degrees further and further into Europe.

Panama Papers Protest Iceland
Easy on the “Leaktivism:” A Prudential Response to Micah White on the Panama Papers

After the Panama Papers, Micah White is rightly indignant about how the wealthy have avoided taxes, but he appears oblivious to how offshore accounts have empowered the opposition groups he claims to champion.

 ⏰ Will You Partner With Providence?

Providence Magazine is the only publication devoted to Christian Realism in American foreign policy and is entirely funded by donor contributions. There are no advertisements, sponsorships, or paid posts to support the work of Providence, just readers who generously partner with Providence to keep our magazine running. If you would care to make an end-of-year donation it would be highly appreciated to help Providence in advancing the Christian realist perspective in 2024. Thank you!

Make your year-end gift