Thomas Bertonneau

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Thomas F. Bertonneau (1955–2021) was an American professor, reactionary and white nationalist. He taught at a variety of institutions, and was a member of the English Faculty at SUNY Oswego from 2001 to his retirement in 2020. His articles and essays appeared in a diverse array of scholarly journals, and also in white nationalist publications.

Bertonneau was a white nationalist with ties to Richard Spencer. He contributed to Spencer's online publications including the Radix Journal. Along with Spencer, Bertonneau had been a guest speaker at the annual H.L. Mencken Club Conference, described as a gathering of white supremacist academics by the Southern Poverty Law Center[1] and the Institute For Research & Education On Human Rights.[2]

He also wrote for various far-right and traditionalist blogs, such as The Brussels Journal,Wikipedia Orthsphere and Sydney Trads.

Bertonneau died 21 September 2021 from complications of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).[3]


  • Declining Standards at Michigan Public Universities, Mackinac Center for Public Policy, 1997.
  • The Truth Is Out There: Christian Faith and the Classics of TV Science Fiction, with Kim Paffenroth, Brazos Press, 2006.

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