Swarthmore Historian Blogs in Effort to Understand how Society Relates to Academe

Stacey Kutish

Swarthmore Historian Blogs in Effort to Understand How Society Relates to Academe

by Stacey Kutish
09/03/2007

Associate Professor of History Timothy Burke's blog, Easily Distracted, is five years old and still going strong. In a recent post that was featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Burke examines the reasons for what he describes as public anger at academia and says he blogs to understand how academics are seen by the general public.