Mark Malvasi

Mark Malvasi is Senior Contributor at The Imaginative Conservative and Professor of History at Randolph-Macon College, where he teaches "The Idea and Problem of Slavery." Dr. Malvasi is the author of The Unregenerate South: The Agrarian Thought of John Crowe Ransom, Allen Tate, and Donald Davidson, Slavery in the Western Hemisphere Circa 1500-1888, and Dark Fields: Poems and an Essay.


Latest by Mark Malvasi in ITO

  • Nationalism in America is a Farce that Will End in Tragedy
    September 15, 2017

    Nationalism in America is a Farce that Will End in Tragedy

    Today the farce being played out in the United States is plain for all who care to witness it.

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  • The End of Ideas in American Politics?
    February 18, 2016

    The End of Ideas in American Politics?

    Americans have long mistrusted intellectuals, nowhere more so than when intellectuals have had access to power. There is considerable irony in this apprehension, for the Founding Fathers were themselves men of intellect and learning. Refined and erudite, many were well and widely read in history, politics, law, and science, and applied their knowledge to solving the problems of the day.

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