dissent 2019


  • “Georges Friedmann in America: Humanist Marxism, Industrial Relations, and the Rebirth of French Sociology” (under review, Modern Intellectual History)
  • “Nicos Poulantzas: The Philosopher of Democratic Socialism,” Dissent, Spring 2019, pp. 83-93. (pdf)
  • “The Sovereign God of Reason: Once More on the Politics of Derrida,” Anamesa, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 14-23.


TNR 2020
  • Ethan Schrum, The Instrumental University: Education in the Service of the National Agenda Since World War II (Cornell, 2019) ; Steven Conn, Nothing Succeeds Like Failure: The Sad History of American Business Schools (Cornell, 2019), reviewed in The New Republic ( link | pdf)
  • Bryan Caplan, The Case Against Education (Princeton , 2018) ; Jason Brennan and Philip Magness, Cracks in the Ivory Tower (Oxford, 2019), reviewed in The Chronicle of Higher Education ( link | pdf )
  • Alan Jacobs, The Year of Our Lord 1943: Christian Humanism in an Age of Crisis (Oxford, 2018), reviewed in Commonweal ( link | pdf )
  • Alain Touraine, Le mouvement de mai ou le communisme utopique (Seuil, 2018 reissue), reviewed in Tocqueville 21 (link)
  • Andrew Sobanet, Generation Stalin: French Writers, the Fatherland, and the Cult of Personality (Indiana University Press, 2019), reviewed in H-Diplo (pdf)
  • Joshua B. Freeman, Behemoth: The History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World (W.W. Norton, 2018), reviewed in The New Republic (link)
  • Daniel W. Drezner, The Ideas Industry: How Pessimists, Partisans, and Plutocrats are Transforming the Marketplace of Ideas (Oxford, 2017), reviewed in The New Republic ( link|pdf )
  • Mark Lilla, The Shipwrecked Mind: On Political Reaction (NYRB, 2016) and The Reckless Mind: Intellectuals and Politics (NYRB, reissued 2018), reviewed in Jacobin (link)