Victor Davis Hanson is an American scholar of ancient and modern warfare and has been a commentator on contemporary politics for various media outlets. He is Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and professor emeritus of classics at California State University as well as the annual Wayne and Marcia Buske Distinguished Visiting Fellow in History at Hillsdale College since 2004. Hanson was awarded the National Humanities Medal in 2007 by President George W. Bush, and was a recipient of the Bradley Prize in 2008. Hanson is also a farmer and a critic of social trends related to farming and agrarianism. The author of numerous books, his most recent are The Second World Wars (2017), The Case for Trump (2019), and The Dying Citizen (October 2021).