In this 87th episode of Philosophy Bakes Bread Eric Thomas Weber and Anthony Cashio interview Dr. John Thelin, University Research Professor of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation at the University of Kentucky and author of Going to College in the Sixties.
John is an historian and author of many books, including his widely read and studied A History of American Higher Education. He was honored in 2004 with a Great Teacher Award and in 2006, he received the University Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence. In 2007, the American Educational Research Association conferred on him the Exemplary Research Award on Post-secondary and Higher Education Research. John’s further books have included Games Colleges Play, Essential Documents in the History of American Higher Education, as well as a textbook on American Higher Education.
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