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The Citizen Teacher: A Colloquium with Harry Boyte

Champaign , USA

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Harry Boyte

A colloquium with Harry Boyte.


Harry Boyte (University of Minnesota; Augsburg College; Kettering Foundation) is a social theorist with a background in civil rights organizing. He is the author of numerous books and articles including Everyday Politics: Reconnecting Citizens and Public Life (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004); Building America: The Democratic Promise of Public Work, with Nan Kari (Temple University Press, 1996), and his recent edited volume, Democracy's Education: Public Work, Citizenship, and the Future of Colleges and Universities (Vanderbilt University Press, 2015). A leading architect of the new civics, Boyte writes about democracy, education, professionalism, and public life in the New York Times, Huffington Post, and a range of academic and popular outlets. 




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