Frohnen, Bruce (P.) 1962-

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FROHNEN, Bruce (P.) 1962-

PERSONAL: Born December 18, 1962, in Salt Lake City, UT; son of William Roger (in business) and Mary Grace (a homemaker; maiden name, Larsen) Frohnen. Education: California State University—Sacramento, B.A., 1984; University of California—Davis, M.A. (political science), 1985; Cornell University, M.A. (government), 1985, Ph.D., 1988; Emory University, J.D., 1993. Religion: Roman Catholic.


ADDRESSES: Home—3546 Fieldcrest Lane, Ypsilanti, MI 48197-6820. Offıce—Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal, P.O. Box 4, Mecosta, MI 49332.


CAREER: National Federation of Independent Business, Sacramento, CA, legislative assistant, 1983-85; Reed College, Portland, OR, visiting assistant professor of political studies, 1988-89; Cornell College, Mount Vernon, IA, visiting assistant professor of political studies, 1989-90; Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, GA, instructor in political science, 1992-93; Ave Maria School of Law, Ann Arbor, MI, assistant professor of law. Cornell University, guest lecturer, 1987; also taught at Emory University and Catholic University of America. Heritage Foundation, adjunct fellow of Henry Salvatori Center, 1991-93, and Bradley Resident Scholar; Liberty Fund, senior research fellow; Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, DC, visiting scholar in Program on Social Change; Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal, senior fellow. U.S. Department of Justice, summer law clerk in Office of Policy Development, 1992; speech writer for U.S. Senator Spencer Abraham. Guest on media programs, including Encounter, Voice of America, 1991.


WRITINGS:

Virtue and the Promise of Conservatism: The Legacy of Burke and Tocqueville University Press of Kansas (Lawrence, KS), 1993.

The New Communitarians and the Crisis of ModernLiberalism, University Press of Kansas (Lawrence, KS), 1996.

(Editor, with George W. Carey) Community and Tradition: Conservative Perspectives on the American Experience, Rowman & Littlefield (Lanham, MD), 1998.

(Editor and contributor) The Anti-Federalists: SelectedWritings and Speeches, Regnery (Washington, DC), 1999.

(Editor) The American Republic: Primary Sources, Liberty Fund (Indianapolis, IN), 2002.


Work represented in anthologies, including Tocqueville's Liberty: Defending Human Greatness in Democratic Times, edited by Peter Lawler, Garland Publishing (New York, NY), 1992. Contributor of articles and reviews to political science journals, including Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science and World and I, and newspapers. Associate editor, Bankruptcy Development Journal, 1992-93.


WORK IN PROGRESS: The Age of Recovery: Public Meaning in American Life.


BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

American Political Science Review, March, 2000, Steven Kautz, review of Community and Tradition: Conservative Perspectives on the American Experience, p. 164.

Choice, June, 1993, D. J. Maletz, review of Virtue and the Promise of Conservatism: The Legacy of Burke and Tocqueville, p. 1703; December, 1996, review of The New Communitarians and the Crisis of Modern Liberalism, p. 688.

Christian Century, October 27, 1993, review of Virtue and the Promise of Conservatism, p. 1066.

History: Review of New Books, summer, 1997, Keith Ian Polakoff, review of The New Communitarians and the Crisis of Modern Liberalism, p. 148.

Journal of American History, June, 1994, Matthew Mancini, review of Virtue and the Promise of Conservatism, p. 272.

Journal of Politics, August, 1995, Peter J. Diamond, review of Virtue and the Promise of Conservatism, p. 87; November, 1997, Charles Lockhart, review of The New Communitarians and the Crisis of Modern Liberalism, p. 1309.

Journal of Religion, October, 2000, Ted V. McAllister, review of Community and Tradition, p. 700.

Journal of Socio-Economics, May-June, 1997, Charles Lockhart, review of The New Communitarians and the Crisis of Modern Liberalism, p. 327.

Modern Age, summer, 1994, James E. Person, Jr., review of Virtue and the Promise of Conservatism, p. 373; spring, 1999, Bradley C. S. Watson, review of The New Communitarians and the Crisis of Modern Liberalism and Community and Tradition, p. 160.

National Review, February 1, 1993, Forrest McDonald, review of Virtue and the Promise of Conservatism, p. 54.

Review of Politics, spring, 1997, Kenneth R. Craycraft, Jr., review of The New Communitarians and the Crisis of Modern Liberalism, p. 398.

Social Science Quarterly, December, 1994, James W. Muller, review of Virtue and the Promise of Conservatism, p. 898.

Times Literary Supplement, June 18, 1993, John Gray, review of Virtue and the Promise of Conservatism, p. 4; January 17, 1997, Roger Kimball, review of The New Communitarians and the Crisis of Modern Liberalism, p. 24.

University Bookman, April, 1993, review of Virtue and the Promise of Conservatism, p. 4; fall, 1997, review of The New Communitarians and the Crisis of Modern Liberalism, p. 30.

Wall Street Journal, Midwest Edition, September 26, 1996, review of The New Communitarians and the Crisis of Modern Liberalism, p. A10.


ONLINE

Conservative Book Service,http://www.conservativebookservice.com/ (October 1, 2002), review of The Anti-Federalists.

Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal,http://www.kirkcenter.org/ (May 12, 2004).

University Press of Kansas Web Site,http://www.kansaspress.ku.edu/ (October 1, 2002), publisher's description of The New Communitarians and the Crisis of Modern Liberalism.*