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I write with bittersweet excitement to reveal the new interim editor in chief of Chronicles. As our readers know, Aaron Wolf was to become the editor in chief this year, but passed away suddenly on Easter Sunday. Aaron was an exceptional man and a wonderful, loyal editor for Chronicles, serving the institution for 20 years. Not a day goes by that we don’t miss his grace and intellect.

Nonetheless, Chronicles must “keep coming out,” as Aaron was fond of saying. After many months of searching, we are delighted to announce Dr. Paul Gottfried, a name familiar to Chronicles readers, as our new editor in chief effective Nov. 1, 2019. Edward Welsch, who has done yeoman’s work to keep Chronicles on course, will continue as the executive editor.

Gottfried has been a steadfast intellectual powerhouse for the Old Right for many decades. Just how many? Well, let’s just say that Leopold Tyrmand and John Howard made him one of the original contributors to Chronicles a year before I was born. Paul brings with him bountiful knowledge and wisdom gained from years of study. He joins The Charlemagne Institute and Chronicles magazine from his position as the Raffensperger Professor of Humanities Emeritus at Elizabethtown College, where he taught for 25 years. He is a Guggenheim recipient, a Yale Ph.D., and the author of 13 books, most recently Fascism:...

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