Algis Valiunas



Contact: avaliunas@thenewatlantis.com

Algis Valiunas is a Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a contributing editor to The New Atlantis, EPPC’s journal about the ethical, political, and social implications of modern science technology.

A literary essayist, his writings have appeared in Commentary, the Weekly StandardNational ReviewFirst Things, the American Spectator, the New Criterion, and the Claremont Review of Books. They have also appeared in various collections, including most recently The Best Spiritual Writing, 2013 (Penguin, 2012). He is also the author of the book Churchill’s Military Histories: A Rhetorical Study (Encounter, 2002). He holds degrees from Dartmouth College; Trinity College, Cambridge; and the University of Chicago, where Saul Bellow was his doctoral dissertation adviser in the Committee on Social Thought.

Civilized Uncertainty

Published in Humanities Magazine on September 8, 2020

Russian Purgatory

Published in First Things - June 2020 issue on July 20, 2020

Waiting for Gounod

Published in The Weekly Standard on December 14, 2018

Glory Days

Published in The Weekly Standard on November 15, 2018

Don Juan in Hell

Published in The Weekly Standard on May 24, 2018

The Tragic Sense

Published in Claremont Review of Books on May 8, 2018

Feynman at 100

Published in The Weekly Standard on May 11, 2018

King of Pain

Published in Claremont Review of Books on March 5, 2012

Mastering the Master

Published in Commentary magazine, November 2009 on November 1, 2009

Starlight in Hell

Published in First Things, June/July 2009 on June 8, 2009

Socking the Angel

Published in The American Spectator, March 2009 on March 16, 2009