The study of strategic interactions is gaining popularity across disciplines, but that does not mean its relevance is universal.
A new generation of scholars is rewriting the story of capitalism by shaking off the old assumptions of both the Left and Right.
By taking a fresh look at popular culture, students are breathing new life into feminist theories of a generation ago.
How do bad numbers get into circulation in our political discourse, and how do they stay there, even after being refuted?
Historians, like most academics, are a secular lot. Is this a bias that prevents a deeper understanding of religious history?
A Yale professor documents the ancient origins of religious singing — and causes a debate over the roots of gospel.
About The Author:
Chuck McCutcheon is a freelance writer in Washington, D.C., an instructor of journalism at American University, and the author of books on politics, climate change and radioactive waste disposal. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor and other publications.
Personal accounts of the apartheid and post-apartheid years take on a therapeutic role that is both painful and necessary.