Victor Davis Hanson is the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow in Residence in Classics and Military History at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, a professor of Classics Emeritus at California State University, Fresno, and the Wayne & Marcia Buske Distinguished Fellow in History, Hillsdale College. He is the author of over twenty-four books, ranging in topic from ancient Greece to modern America, including A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War, Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise to Western Power and, most recently, The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict was Fought and Won. Hanson is the recipient of many awards, including the National Humanities Medal (2007), the Bradley Prize (2008), the Edmund Burke Award (2018), William F. Buckley Prize (2015), and the Eric Breindel Award for opinion journalism (2002). His writing has appeared in the Washington Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and the Washington Post. He lives in Selma, California.