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Figure/Ground interview with Dr. John Thelin

Figure/Ground interview with Dr. John Thelin

© John Thelin and Figure/Ground Communication Dr. Thelin was interviewed by Angelo Letizia on March 25th, 2013 John Thelin is a University Research Professor at the University of Kentucky. His teaching and research interests focus on the history of higher education and public policy. John likes to bring historical writing and research to contemporary discussions about significant, enduring higher education issues. His major book is A History of American Higher Education, published by the Johns Hopkins University Press – with a new second edition in November 2011. Its distinctive approach is to emphasize the history of colleges and universities — especially campus life — as part of American popular culture. His latest book, The Rising Costs of Higher Education, is just published this month –... Show More


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