Kenneth Lasson


Kenneth Lasson has taught at Cambridge University, University of Haifa, University of Aberdeen, and Loyola College (MD); and worked at Brookings Institution, Goucher College, and University of Maryland School of Law.

His nine previous books have been reviewed in the New Yorker, New York Review of Books, and Washington Post, among others.

He has appeared as a guest on “The Today Show,” “Larry King” (radio), “The Diane Rehm Show” (NPR), “NBC Nightly News,” and “Chris Matthews’ Hardball (CNBC), among others.

His writings have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Washingtonian Monthly, Washington Post, Miami Herald, Philadelphia Inquirer, Baltimore Sun, and Jerusalem Post.

A fulltime law professor at the University of Baltimore, he lives in Baltimore with his wife, and has three grown children.

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Trembling in the Ivory Tower: Excesses in the Pursuit of Truth and Tenure
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Careers in education
In this gem of a book, scholar and wit Kenneth Lasson takes on all manner of excesses in the Ivory Tower which, from his insider's viewpoint, constitute little less than a full-scale assault on American values and mores. Lasson uses his sharply pointed pen to skewer both the powerful and the petty, from perpetually outraged law professors and would-be literati to ethnic hatemongers with tenure.

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