Education: B.A., Pomona College (1973)
M.A., Columbia University (1975)
Ph.D., Columbia University (1980)
Interests: 19th and 20th Century Cultural History.
Selected Works: The Marketplace of Ideas (2010); American Studies (2002); The Metaphysical Club (2001); The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism, Volume 7: Modernism and the New Criticism, co-ed. (2000); The Future of Academic Freedom, ed. (1997); Pragmatism: A Reader, ed. (1996); Discovering Modernism: T. S. Eliot and His Context (1987).