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Emily Levine

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Emily Jane Levine

Associate Professor

elevine@stanford.edu

https://emilyjlevine.com/

Assistant: John Baker

Office: Littlefield 379

Biography

Dr. Emily J. Levine is Associate Professor of Education and (by courtesy) History at Stanford University. She received her PhD in History and the Humanities at Stanford and her BA from Yale, where she later returned as an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow. She is the author of the forthcoming book Allies and Rivals: German-American Exchange and the Rise of the Modern Research University (University of Chicago Press, August 2021), and Dreamland of Humanists: Warburg, Cassirer, Panofsky, and the Hamburg School (University of Chicago Press, 2013), which was awarded the Herbert Baxter Adams Prize by the American Historical Association. Levine has published in The New York Times, the LA Review of Books, Foreign Policy, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and Inside Higher Ed, as well as in top scholarly journals. She was the recipient of fellowships from the National Humanities Center and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and her work is currently supported by a multi-year Stanford grant dedicated to Recovering the University as a Public Good. Before arriving at Stanford, Levine was Associate Professor of European History at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she held the Candace Bernard and Robert Glickman Dean’s Professorship and chaired the Triangle Intellectual History Seminar.

Other Titles

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education
Associate Professor (By courtesy), History

Program Affiliations

SHIPS (PhD)
SHIPS (PhD): History of Education
(MA) ICE/IEPA
(MA) POLS

Research Interests

Higher Education | History | History of Education | Philosophy | Research Methods

See a full list of GSE Faculty research interests >

Recent Publications

Levine, E. (2016). Baltimore Teaches, Göttingen Learns: Cooperation, Competition, and the Research University, The American Historical Review.

Levine, E. J. (2013). The Other Weimar: The Warburg Circle as Hamburg School. JOURNAL OF THE HISTORY OF IDEAS, 74(2), 307–30.

Levine, E. J. (2013). Dreamland of Humanists: Warburg, Cassirer, Panofsky, and the Hamburg School. The University of Chicago Press.

Emily Levine in the News & Media

Archival photo of university in Berlin
September 14, 2021
Podcast
NBC News
The tokenism of the “diversity hire” trivializes the profound impact that women and minorities have had on American education, writes Associate Professor Emily Levine.
August 29, 2021
Linking academic freedom to tenure has led to an impoverished definition of the concept, writes Associate Professor Emily Levine.
June 9, 2021
When humanity is under threat, humans crave the humanities—and that ethos should guide higher education as it emerges from the coronavirus pandemic, writes Associate Professor Emily Levine.
April 15, 2020
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