Elizabeth Fox-Genovese died in January 2007. She was a renowned scholar and important public intellectual, but in this reminiscence Mark Bauerlein recalls her as something else: a model colleague. Despite the many attacks on her work and the difficulties she encountered in her professional life, she always conducted herself with respect and high-mindedness. Never did Bauerlein witness her give in to gossip and vitriol. She was an example of the best of higher education, and academia is a diminished place without her.
Mark Bauerlein; The Best Colleague. Common Knowledge 1 January 2008; 14 (1): 10–15. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/0961754X-2007-029
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