About Marvin Olasky

Dr. Marvin Olasky coined the now-famous phrase, "compassionate conservatism," and is the author of 13 books on history and cultural analysis. His titles include The American Leadership Tradition, The Tragedy of American Compassion, Fighting for Liberty and Virtue, and Compassionate Conservatism. He currently serves as Professor of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin and is editor of the weekly newsmagazine World. He is a senior fellow at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty.