DR. MARK BAUERLEIN is an English professor at Emory University and senior editor of First Things journal. He serves, in addition, as a Visitor of Ralston College, a start-up liberal arts college in Savannah.
EPC TOPIC: The Humanities Against America
Apart from his scholarly work, he publishes in popular periodicals such as The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, The Washington Post, TLS, and Chronicle of Higher Education. Bauerlein wrote The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (Or, Don’t Trust Anyone Under 30). He recently co-edited a collection of essays entitled The State of the American Mind: 16 Leading Critics on the New Anti-Intellectualism, published in 2015.