Inside Higher Ed
| by Aaron Hanlon

An essay by Aaron Hanlon, assistant professor of English, appeared in Inside Higher Ed Sept. 9. His piece, titled “Centering the Humanities,” discusses how “humanities centers and institutes are key to improving the image of the humanities among the public and policy makers.” Hanlon argues that institutions need to better define what the humanities are and to link their work to the general public. “If we want to improve the image of the humanities among the public and policy makers, we need to focus on coherent statements and examples about what the humanities are and do,” Hanlon wrote.

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