Sept. 12, 2018

William Deresiewicz: The Miseducation of the American Elite

William Deresiewicz: The Miseducation of the American Elite

Education is a hot topic right now, and William Deresiewicz has studied it for a very long time. He specifically has looked at how America’s elite have been educated, and he’s noticed there are a...


Education is a hot topic right now, and William Deresiewicz has studied it for a very long time. He specifically has looked at how America’s elite have been educated, and he’s noticed there are a lot of problems in the system. He discusses education being more than a path to a paycheck, ne0liberalism, and much more.

 

William Deresiewicz is an award-winning essayist and critic, a frequent speaker at colleges and other venues, and the best-selling author of Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life.

 

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William Deresiewicz

William Deresiewicz [duh-REH-zuh-WITS] is an award-winning essayist and critic, a frequent speaker at colleges, high schools, and other venues, and the best-selling author of Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life. His new book is The Death of the Artist: How Creators Are Struggling to Survive in the Age of Billionaires and Big Tech.