Walter Russell Mead

Walter Russell Mead

Walter Russell Mead is the James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities at Bard College, the Distinguished Scholar in American Strategy and Statesmanship for the Hudson Institute, and the Editor-at-Large for The American Interest. He previously served as the Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy for the Council on Foreign Relations. His works include God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World (2008), and he also writes for the Wall Street Journal and Foreign Affairs.
adoration of the child christmas
Day 1: Christmas Gift!

Hey! Hey! Unto you a child is born!

Flinck Christmas Yule Blog
The Thirteen Posts of Christmas: 2017-18 Edition

Providence is thrilled to become the new home of Walter Russell Mead’s Yule Tide Blog. Offering reflections on the meaning of Christmas and its relevance to the modern world, the Yule Blog has become a grand and important holiday tradition.

Boomers, Millennials, & the Social Gospel

The most important needs so many Americans have are attended to by communities, not bureaucracies. The only institution that can meet these needs on anything like the scale required is the institution that the Boomers by and large neglected: the neighborhood church.