Jonathan Marks, author of Perfection and Disharmony in the Thought of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (Cambridge University Press, 2005), is associate professor of politics at Ursinus College. He tweets at twitter.com/marksjo1.
Most Recent Articles
October 25, 2013
James Lang's recent book on academic dishonesty encourages professors to alter the learning environment to try to change student behavior. That's letting students off the hook, Jonathan Marks argues.
May 16, 2013
Jonathan Marks asks members of the discipline’s national association: Do you really all support the call for a boycott of Israeli academics?
April 18, 2013
Jonathan Marks challenges those who say that advocates for liberal education must put civic engagement at the core of their arguments.
November 15, 2012
In promoting the idea that higher education is headed for economic collapse, conservative commentators risk abandoning the pro-liberal-education legacy of Allan Bloom, writes Jonathan Marks.
October 5, 2012
After taking a massive online course from a famous and phenomenal health care expert, Jonathan Marks concludes that he and his faculty colleagues have little to fear from MOOCs.