Gerald Graff, professor of English and education at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is the author of many books and articles, including Beyond the Culture Wars. He was winner of the American Book Award in 1992.
"Clueless in Academe is charming... The reader chuckles in recognition over the tales told of scholars and students." Terence Kealey, The Times Higher Education Supplement; "Graff is reopening the door on a major debate. In the wake of theory, in the wake of feminism, post-colonial criticism and all the rest, what is a liberal arts education supposed to be about? How should teachers teach? What should students learn? Intelligently, humanely, Gerald Graff is bringing all of these questions back home to the classroom, which, at least for now, seems exactly where they belong." Mark Edmundson, Washington Post Book World; "Graff writes with lucidity and charm... A worthwhile work." Steven Lagerfeld, Wall Street Journal"