Tuesday, May 12, 2015


Recently in The New York Times, Mark Bauerlein (who happens to be a professor here at Emory University in the English department) wrote an article titled "What's the Point of a Professor?" As someone who is headed (hopefully!?) to a job in academia, I found this article to be an important (though I suppose as others have argued, subjective) perspective on the current state of the professorial position. 

I'll link the NYT article here and would be interested to hear your thoughts if any.
Bauerlein has also received some criticism (see here), and in response, he was interviewed for some post-article Q&A here.

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