Christopher P. Loss

Associate Professor of Public Policy and United States History and Chancellor Faculty Fellow, Vanderbilt University

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About Christopher

Loss is a historian of 20th century United States who specializes in the social, political, and policy history of higher education. His interests range from the study of democratic citizenship and interdisciplinary expertise to the research economy and the linkages between the K–12 and higher education systems, focusing in each of these areas on the ways in which the organization of knowledge shapes — and is shaped by — political and social institutions in modern America.

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"There are No Quick Fixes for the Failing American University," Christopher P. Loss, The Washington Post , December 15, 2017.
Christopher P. Loss quoted by Jeffrey R. Young, "K-12 and Higher Education are Considered Separate Systems. What if They Converged?" EdSurge, September 8, 2017.
"Past Imperfect," Christopher P. Loss, The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 24, 2015.