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Chronicle Authors

  • François Furstenberg

    François Furstenberg is a professor of history at the Johns Hopkins University.
  • Maureen Ryan

    Maureen Ryan is associate director of strategic communications at The Chronicle of Higher Education, which she joined in 2023. She develops and executes a multifaceted communications program to increase the visibility of The Chronicle’s brands, products, editorial coverage, and executive leadership in the media, higher-education, and publishing communities. Ryan also oversees corporate and internal communications.
  • Olúfémi Táíwò

    Olúfémi Táíwò is an associate professor of philosophy at Georgetown University and the author of Reconsidering Reparations and Elite Capture.
  • Nina Strohminger

    Nina Strohminger is a professor of legal studies and business ethics at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
  • Steven Conn

    Steven Conn is a professor of history at Miami University, in Ohio, and helps run the project Picturing Black History, in collaboration with Getty Images.
  • Andrew Ross

    Andrew Ross is a professor at New York University, the secretary of the NYU chapter of the American Association of University Professors, and a co-founder of the Debt Collective. His most recent book is Sunbelt Blues: The Failure of American Housing.
  • Holden Thorp

    Holden Thorp is editor in chief of the Science family of journals. He was previously provost of Washington University in St. Louis and chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  • Jonathan Zimmerman

    Jonathan Zimmerman teaches education and history at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Whose America? Culture Wars in the Public Schools, which was published in a revised 20th-anniversary edition by the University of Chicago Press in the fall of 2022.
  • Rachel Adams

    Rachel Adams is a professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia University.
  • Debra W. Stewart

    Debra W. Stewart is a senior fellow at the research organization NORC at the University of Chicago and president emerita of the Council of Graduate Schools.