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Christopher Flannery is a senior fellow of the Claremont Institute, contributing editor of the Claremont Review of Books, and author of The American Story podcast.
He has published in academic periodicals including The Claremont Review of Books, Academic Questions, Interpretation, and The American Scholar, as well as chapters in several edited volumes.
He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in Government from the Claremont Graduate School and an M.A. in International History from the London School of Economics and Political Science at the University of London.
- The Writings of Chris Flannery on Ashbrook.org
- The American Revolution and the Founding of a New Nation
Christopher Flannery, along with Gordon Lloyd of Pepperdine University, spoke on the chronology of issues in the American Founding, from the story behind the Declaration of Independence to the ratification of the Constitution. This seminar was given June 23-28, 2002, and was hosted by TeachingAmericanHistory.org.
Articles by Christopher Flannery
In today’s divided America, when questions of American purpose and identity are increasingly contested, Lincoln’s wisdom is still speaking.
Patrick J. Garrity, a long-time friend and contributor to the Claremont Review of Books, is remembered by Larry P. Arnn and Christopher Flannery.
Just what makes the good Western a classic?
What part of our humanity is lost when we think of our world and our place in it as governed by "progress?"
America is founded on principles deeply indebted to ancient Christian and natural law traditions.
Burying the myth of the noble savage.
The story of America is precisely the heroic story of pioneers who bring the American ideal again and again to the West.
Peter William Schramm December 23,1946 - August 16, 2015
A review of Promise or Peril: The Strategic Defense Initiative, edited by Zbigniew Brzezinski et al.
A review of John Dickinson: Conservative Revolutionary, by Milton E. Flower
An interview with Martin Gilbert
No other poet has so deeply penetrated and thoroughly inhabited the souls of the American people
Angels do not govern men in Raymond Chandler’s Los Angeles.
A review of We Still Hold These Truths: Rediscovering Our Principles, Reclaiming Our Future, by Matthew Spalding
Short review of eight books.
Short review of eight books.
When you're handing out advice to the human race, you can't be too careful.
Dershowitz would reclaim the Declaration of Independence from Thomas Jefferson and the revolutionaries of 1776.
Listening to liberal radio - so you don't have to.
Love, honor, and intrigue in 1930s Europe.
In an America that is asking serious questions with an urgency not felt in years, conventional liberalism has nothing serious to say.
Shillinglaw and Benson are respectful of Steinbeck the way a good friend is respectful â€” they are grateful for his gifts and fondly aware of his limits and his foibles.
Christopher Flannery discusses American attitude and what it takes to be "distinctively American."
Adams found it impossible to be an American in the most decisive sense, in the way exemplified by his great-grandfather, a way available to "good and wise men of all ages".
In memory of Thomas B. Silver