1. Establishing National Identity and the Purpose of Higher Education in the United States2. Preserving and Promoting Democracy: University Demands and the Importance of the Community College in Post-War America, 1946-19533. Dualities and Challenges: Higher Education in the Heart of the Cold War, 1953-19694. Servicing the Public and the Marketplace for National Growth, 1970-19895. Capital Gains and Higher Education: The Entrepreneurial University and the Community College as a Facilitator of American Social Mobility in the 1990s6. Human Capital and Market Commodities: Higher Education's Role in the 21st Century7. Higher Education in the Era of Trump: Considering the Ambiguous Future of Tertiary Higher Education in "New American Moment"
Allison L. Palmadessa is Associate Professor of History at Greensboro College, USA. She is also the author of American National Identity, Policy Paradigms, and Higher Education (2017).