Faculty Expertise

Agreeing to Disagree

A conversation with Penn State political science professor Christopher Beem, whose new book, The Seven Democratic Virtues: What You Can Do to Overcome Tribalism and Save Our Democracy, assesses the risks to American democracy and offers a practical guide for the sort of citizenship that can help sustain it.
Ryan Jones '95 Com

He's (Still) Alive!

Penn State English professor Michael Bérubé, editor of a new edition of Mary Shelley’s classic Frankenstein, talks about his unusual perspective on the familiar tale, the novel’s impact on popular understandings of science, and why the story of a human-made monster is still relevant more than 200 years later.
Ryan Jones '95 Com