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Jonathan Marks

Jonathan Marks

Jonathan Marks, a contributor to Commentary’s blog, is professor of politics at Ursinus College

On my Twitter feed one morning last week, this story made the rounds. One-third of Millennials (aged 22-32) regret having gone to college. We can...

It is commencement season at our colleges and universities. Over at the Atlantic, law professor Andrew Guthrie Ferguson has a useful piece on how, amid...

Nathan Heller’s new piece, “Laptop U: Has the Future of Higher Education Moved Online?” is a superb introduction to the debate concerning Massive Open Online...

Academics don’t agree about much, but the members of the Association for Asian American Studies agree, at least, that a “boycott of Israeli academic institutions”...

The Nobel Prize: A History of Genius, Controversy, and Prestige by Burton Feldman Arcade. 489 pp. $29.95 In his 1895 will, Alfred Nobel, a Swedish industrialist who made...

The Genesis of Justice: Ten Stories of Biblical Injustice that Led to the Ten Commandments and Modern Law by Alan M. Dershowitz Warner. 260 pp. $25.95 Alan Dershowitz,...