The Duck of Minerva

The Duck Quacks at Twilight

Bark like a dog!

May 25, 2012

I’d write a lengthy comment on this, but with my new administrative responsibilities, I have a full day of meetings on liberal arts assessment and impact — oh, and some kind of silly discussion on the instrumentalization of education and the vocational turn. Whatever. I’ll just say that this should take care of my presentation at new faculty orientation next month…. From Department of Omnishambles: Karl Marx’s end of year department assessment:

ht: Sherrill Stroschein

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Jon Western has spent the last fifteen years teaching IR in liberal arts colleges at Mount Holyoke College and the Five Colleges in western Massachusetts. He has an eclectic range of intellectual interests but often writes on international security, U.S. foreign policy, military intervention, and human rights. He occasionally shares his thoughts about professional life in liberal arts colleges. In his spare time he coaches middle school soccer, mentors the local high school robotics team, skis, and sails.