Samuel Francis, Ph.D., is associate editor and book review editor of The Occidental Quarterly, the publication of the Charles Martel Society.
Francis is "a graduate of Johns Hopkins University (BA, 69) and the University of North Carolina (M.A., 71; Ph.D. 79), and former policy analyst with the Heritage Foundation, as well as a former U.S. Senate staff member. Formerly an award-winning staff columnist with The Washington Times, where he served as editorial writer, 1986–91, and deputy editorial page editor, 1987–91, Dr. Francis writes a nationally syndicated column, is a contributing editor to Chronicles, where he writes a monthly column, "Principalities and Powers,"and is currently editor-in-chief of the Citizens Informer. He is the author of The Soviet Strategy of Terror, Heritage Foundation, 1981; Power and History: The Political Thought of James Burnham, University Press of America, 1983; Beautiful Losers: Essays on the Failure of American Conservatism, University of Missouri Press, 1993; Revolution from the Middle, Middle American Press, 1996, and James Burnham, Claridge Press London, 1999. His writings have appeared in major newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, USA Today, National Review, and The Spectator (London). Dr. Francis also serves on the Board of Editorial Advisors of Modern Age: A Quarterly Review."