Paul Axelrod

Paul Axelrod is professor emeritus of education and history at York University, Canada. He is the former dean of York's Faculty of Education (2001-2008) and author/editor of nine books on schooling and higher education history and policy. His publications include 'Values in Conflict: Universities, the Marketplace,' and co-editing 'Trials of Liberal Education, and Making Policy in Turbulent Times: Challenges and Prospects for Higher Education.'


Do Universities Emphasize STEM Too Much?

STEM programs are critical components of universities’ curricular and research missions, but so, too, notes Paul Axelrod, are the liberal arts. And these programs should not be marginalized in market-driven, academic prioritization schemes.

5 years ago