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Is neoliberalism ruining our universities?

Truthout has published an excerpt from my co-authored book with Jeffrey Di Leo, Sophia McClennen, and Kenneth Saltman: Neoliberalism, Education, Terrorism: Contemporary Dialogues. Check out Twelve Theses on Education’s Future in the Age of Neoliberalism and Terrorism.


Ideas of the Decade

My contribution to the The 2014 – 2015 Report on the State of the Discipline of Comparative Literature published by American Comparative Literature Association has just been released: “Ideas of the Decade: Human Rights.”


Book cover!

Routledge has designed the book cover for The Routledge Companion to Human Rights and Literature.


Is Satire Saving Our Nation?

 Mockery and American Politics


At a moment in US history when both politics and mainstream media seem dangerously distant from reality, the voice of reason and the defense of democracy increasingly come from satirists. Co-written by a millennial and a scholar, Is Satire Saving Our Nation? shows how satire has become a central part of today’s youth culture and it explains why it might just save our democracy after all.