Sean Keeley is a contributing editor at American Purpose and a recent graduate of Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. He previously worked as a staff writer and then associate editor at The American Interest from 2016–20. He is interested in U.S. foreign policy, especially toward Russia and the post-Soviet space, and he enjoys writing on film, culture, and the arts.
Articles and Events
When Legend Becomes Fact, Print the Legend
A classic John Ford western still holds lessons for our contentious democracy in 2022.
Don’t Let the Woke Own Liberal Education
Conservatives should live up to their name and strive to conserve the best in higher ed.
Making Politics Work Again
Two 2020 documentaries capture the toxic state of our present politics—and offer two alternative visions of where we go from here.