Russell Jacoby

Russell Jacoby is the author of seven books including The Last Intellectuals: American Culture in the Age of Academe. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship, an Andrew Mellon fellowship, a Lehrman fellowship and an NEH grant and has published articles and reviews in American Historical Review, Grand Street, Nation, Los Angeles Times, London Review of Books, The New York Times, Harper’s and elsewhere. He teaches history at UCLA.
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Russell Jacoby investigates the Roots of Violence

Russell Jacoby surveys the history of violence and argues that it is our similarities, rather than our differences that drive us to kill each other.



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