Jon Beasley-Murray

A black-and-white close-up of Jon staring into the distance.

Associate Professor, Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies

“Reflecting on what is public in scholarship means thinking about that relationship between the university and (the rest of) society…the point of a university is not to fix problems, but to reveal them. It is not to provide answers, but to raise questions. It is not to make pronouncements, but to think aloud, in public, and make thinking and thought part of public life. This is surely what ‘public scholarship’ means.”

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