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Journal of General Education

A Curricular Commons of the Humanities and Sciences
  • Christopher P. Long, Editor

  • Quarterly Publication

    ISSN 0021-3667
    E-ISSN 1527-2060

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Journal of General Education: A Curricular Commons of the Humanities and Sciences is devoted to the ideas and ideals of scholarship that enlighten the understanding of curriculum that reaches beyond disciplinary and professional concentrations to provide an undergraduate educational commons. The journal’s research, essays and reviews engage academic communities and the broader public in deliberations about general education experiments and innovation, including but not limited to the assessment, history, philosophy, and theoretical commitments of general education.

Journal of General Education: A Curricular Commons of the Humanities and Sciences distinguishes itself as a journal focused not on a scholarship of general interest to those engaged in undergraduate education writ large, but as a scholarly community interested in general education as a distinctive cornerstone of the arts of liberty that prepare citizens to live engaged, responsible, and meaningful lives.

We encourage you to engage the journal community online through our Twitter account: @JGenEdu.

About the Editor:

Christopher P. Long is dean of the College of Arts and Letters at Michigan State University. His extensive publications in Ancient Greek and contemporary Continental philosophy include three books. His most recent is an enhanced digital book entitled, Socratic and Platonic Political Philosophy: Practicing a Politics of Reading (Cambridge 2014), the digital platform of which enables readers to engage directly with the author in an online community. He is co-founder of the Public Philosophy Journal and he blogs at He can be reached on Twitter @cplong.

Christopher P. Long

Advisory Board
Sean Burns, Northwestern University in Qatar
John Dedrick, Kettering Foundation
Rosa Eberly, Penn State University
Connie Flanagan, University of Wisconsin Madison
Walter Fluker, Boston University
Tanya Furman, Penn State University
Sukhwant Jhaj, Portland State University
Stephanie Kenen, Harvard College
John F. Kutsko, Emory University
Steven Lamy, University of Southern California
Lisa Lattuca, University of Michigan
Cynthia Nearman, Guilford College
Sondra Myers, University of Scranton
Sandra Richards, Northwestern University in Qatar
Randy Swing, Association for Institutional Research

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