Kevin J. H. Dettmar is W. M. Keck Professor and Chair of English at Pomona College. His most recent book, on Gang of Four’s Entertainment!, was published in March. He’s currently at work on a three-volume edition of the unpublished correspondence of James Joyce for Oxford University Press.
A Truthy Critique of American Higher Ed
"Excellent Sheep" enters a conversation that is well worth engaging — if only because public opinion, stoked with Deresiewicz-style fables passing as fact, has the power to do great harm....