The Times followed three teenagers in Topeka, Kan., as they decided where to apply to college – and even whether college was the right choice for them. Here’s a look at their journey:
Senior Year at Topeka High * The Pros and Cons of Delaying College * The Allure of Leaving Kansas * ‘I’m Panicking’ * College Is Not the Only Option * The First in the Family to Go to College * Two Different Paths to College * Is Higher Education the Cure-All? * Imagining Life Away From Home * Mind-Sets Are the Barrier * The Pitch for Technical School * One Student’s Calculation * Confronting Debt * Getting Motivated * What Is a College Education Worth? * Missed Deadlines * Chat: Navigating a Path
He received his Doctorate from the Department of Philosophy at Indiana University. He has taught at Indiana University, Binghamton University and Grinnell College, and has had visiting appointments at the University of Oregon, the University of Washington and Hampshire College. He has also delivered invited presentations at Dartmouth College, the University of London, Oxford University, the University of Lille, the University of Peking and York University. His articles have appeared in a range of venues including the Australasian Journal of Philosophy, the International Philosophical Quarterly, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Social Concept, Monthly Review, Mercer Law Review, Religious Studies, Psychoanalytic Review, Psychoanalysis and Contemporary Thought, Global Research, CounterPunch, Common Dreams, Information Clearing House, and others.