Education Contributors

Bennett Carpenter, Laura Goldblatt, and Lenora Hanson are graduate students and co-organizers of the MLA Subconference. Their manifesto, “Feces on the Philosophy of History,” is forthcoming in the journal Pedagogy this September. 

Jeffrey R. Di Leo is Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, and Professor of English and Philosophy at the University of Houston-Victoria.  He is editor and founder of the critical theory journal symplokē, editor and publisher of the American Book Review, and Executive Director of the Society for Critical Exchange. His books include Morality Matters: Race, Class and Gender in Applied Ethics (2002), Affiliations: Identity in Academic Culture (2003), On Anthologies: Politics and Pedagogy (2004), If Classrooms Matter: Progressive Visions of Educational Environments (2004, with W. Jacobs), From Socrates to Cinema: An Introduction to Philosophy (2007), Fiction’s Present: Situating Contemporary Narrative Innovation (2008, with R. M. Berry), Federman’s Fictions: Innovation, Theory, and the Holocaust (2010), Terror, Theory, and the Humanities (2012, with U. Mehan), Academe Degree Zero: Reconsidering the Politics of Higher Education (2012), and Neoliberalism, Terrorism, Education: Contemporary Dialogues (2013, with H. Giroux, K. Saltman, and S. McClennen).