3 days / 30+ speakers
45+ lectures, seminars, and workshops
National Symposium for Classical Education

Phoenix Convention Center
March 23–25, 2022
Professor, Emory University

Mark Bauerlein

Mark Bauerlein earned his doctorate in English at UCLA in 1988. He has taught at Emory since 1989, with a two-and-a-half year break in 2003-05 to serve as the Director, Office of Research and Analysis, at the National Endowment for the Arts.

Mark Bauerlein is Emeritus Professor of English at Emory University and an editor at First Things magazine.  His commentaries and reviews have appeared in New York Times, Washington Post, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Magazine, Chronicle of Higher Education,, and many other national periodicals.  His more than 400 interviews have included spots on CBS News, NPR, CNN, Fox News, ABC’s Nightline, BBC World Today, PBS Frontline, and 20/20.  His books include Literary Criticism: An Autopsy (1997), The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (2008), and Negrophobia: A Race Riot in Atlanta, 1906 (2001).  His new book is The Dumbest Generation Grows Up: From Stupefied Youth to Dangerous Adult (2022). He lives in Washington, DC.