Phillip W. Magness

U.S. Economic & Political History

Are the humanities being squeezed out of academia? The evidence says otherwise

| September 11, 2016

One of the most common narratives of the higher education literature is the claimed decline of the humanities. We are constantly told that the humanities are “under assault” in an academy that increasingly values the STEM disciplines and professional degrees over a “well rounded education.” The humanities are often cast as the victims of an […]