Scott McLemee

Intellectual Affairs columnist, Inside Higher Ed

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Scott McLemee writes the weekly column Intellectual Affairs for Inside Higher Ed. His essays, reviews, and interviews have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Nation, Newsday, Bookforum, International Socialist Review, and numerous other publications.

He was a contributing editor for Lingua Franca magazine from 1995 until 2001 and covered scholarship in the humanities as senior writer at The Chronicle of Higher Education between 2001 and 2005. He has served on the board of directors of the National Book Critics Circle and in 2004 received the NBCC's award for excellence in reviewing.

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Scott McLemee is the Intellectual Affairs columnist for Inside Higher Ed. In 2008, he began a three-year term on the board of directors of the National Book Critics Circle. From 1995 until 2001, he was contributing editor for Lingua Franca. Between 2001 and 2005, he covered scholarship in the humanities as senior writer at The Chronicle of Higher Education.

SocialistWorker.org
03/12/2015
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The Obama syndrome ... the interests of the same ruling class. Also see Scott McLemee's review of Tariq Ali's new book. --PG ... A new book by John Urry called Offshoring presents a concise history of a quarter-century of globalization. ... Scott McLemee reviews a new book about the devouring power of globalization.

Quick Study
07/02/2017
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Last week Michiko Kakutani reviewed the first of two volumes of the latest Hitler biography for the New York Times. I've got Ian Kershaw's double-decker biography, which is huge and ought suffice, but I read the review anyway, just to see what the occasion for another biography would be, short of, say, the author locating the real Hitler diaries.

The National
03/06/2018
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