Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Professor in Chief

The title of this post is taken from a headline in the Chronicle of Higher Education, “America Gets a Professor in Chief,” available from:

For more on Obama in academia, see the piece that appeared in the September 21, 2008, issue of The New York Times Magazine (the College Issue): “Case Study: What Barack Obama’s teaching methods tell us about the kind of president he might make,” available from

From Inside Higher Ed: “How do academics respond to a unique, precedent-shattering election? Insist it was predicted by entirely ordinary models.” More:

I was in a rather a-temporal place at this historic moment.