Michael Warren Davis

Michael Warren Davis

Editor, Crisis Magazine

Michael Warren Davis is the editor of Crisis magazine. Previously, he served as U.S. Editor of the Catholic Herald of London, overseeing the launch of its American edition. He got his start in journalism in Australia, working as deputy editor of Quadrant magazine and a weekly columnist for The Spectator's Australian edition.

He studied mystical theology under Seyyed Hossein Nasr at the George Washington University, with a particular focus on the Carmelite tradition. He then moved to the University of Sydney, where he studied the poetry of T.S. Eliot under Prof. Barry Spurr.

Davis has written for a variety of publications including The American Conservative, First Things, The Salisbury Review, and (not least) The Remnant. He has appeared on television and radio around the world, including Fox News's Tucker Carlson Tonight and Network 10's The Project

He has contributed essays to several books—most recently "Empire of Avarice" in Liberal Shock (Connor Court: Redland Bay, 2019). He's currently working on a book applying the thought of reactionary Catholic philosophers like Louis de Bonald and Juan Donoso Cortés to 21st century America, which is due out next year.