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About Stephen Baskerville, PhD

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Stephen Baskerville is Professor at the Collegium Intermarium in Warsaw and serves as President of the Inter-American Institute for Philosophy, Politics, and Social Thought -- a think tank that serves as a refuge for scholars, writers, and leaders who have been exiled from their profession because of their writings (more information available soon).  He is Research Fellow at the Howard Center for Family, Religion, and Society and the Independent Institute.  He holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and has held regular appointments as Professor of Government at Patrick Henry College (2007-2019), Howard University (1987-1992, 1997-2005), and Palacky University in the Czech Republic (1992-1997), plus Fulbright Scholarships at Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland (2015-16), and the Russian State University for the Humanities in Moscow (2011).  He writes on comparative and international politics and on political ideologies with an emphasis on radical religious movements.  His recent work focuses largely on the politics of the family and sexuality.  His most recent book is Who Lost America?  Why America Went "Communist" -- and How to Undo It  (Arktos, 2024).  His previous books include The New Politics of Sex: The Sexual Revolution, Civil Liberties, and the Growth of Governmental Power (Angelico, 2017), Taken Into Custody: The War against Fathers, Marriage, and the Family (Cumberland House, 2007), and Not Peace But a Sword: The Political Theology of the English Revolution (Routledge, 1993; full expanded edition, Wipf & Stock, 2018). 

Baskerville is widely recognized as a leading authority on fatherhood, family policy, and sexual politics, and his writings in this field have appeared in leading national and international publications, both popular and scholarly: the Washington Post, Washington Times, Independent Review, Salisbury Review, Society, The American Conservative, Chronicles, Political Science and Politics, Touchstone, Human Events, Women's Quarterly, Catholic World Report, Crisis, Insight, World Net Daily, Whistleblower, The Family in America, Family Policy ReviewThe SpectatorAmerican Spectator, The American Enterprise, National Review, Liberty, the Sunday Independent,, The New Presence,, and others.  His work has also been published by major public policy “think tanks,” including the National Center for Policy Analysis, Institute for Policy Innovation, Howard Center for Family, Religion, and Society, and the Heartland Institute.

He has appeared on national and international radio and television programs, including The O’Reilly Factor, Hardball with Chris Matthews, The Dennis Prager Show, The Michael Medved Show, CNN, Court TV, Think Tank with Ben Wattenberg, Extension 720 with Milt Rosenberg, Janet Parshall’s America, the Albert Mohler Radio Program, and others.  

He has been featured in profiles and write-ups in Human Events, Reason magazine, the Gannett newspapers, Men’s News Daily, Fathering Magazine, the Washington Times,, the Ottawa Citizen, the Royal Gazette (Bermuda), El Visitante (Puerto Rico), and elsewhere.

He is an adviser to the Men’s Health Network and serves on the board of affiliates of Gendercide Watch, a human rights organization that monitors gender-specific atrocities. He has served as managing editor for the International Journal for Religious Freedom.

A roughly up-to-date list of his publications is available here.

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