Matthew O. Jackson ’84
(Princeton University Press)
The author introduces social and economic networks based on the latest findings in economics, sociology, computer science, physics, and mathematics. This book provides a detailed analysis of learning and diffusion in networks,...
Heggenhougen and Quah (Elsevier), editors. Chapter by Mark H. Boyer ’55.
Markley H. Boyer ’55 wrote the chapter “The World’s Medical Schools: Past, Present, and Future” on the history of world medical schools and medical education. Boyer presents a historical perspective and options for future training of both medical and public...
Thomas W. Lippman
This biography of Bill Eddy ’17 examines his life in the Middle East. Eddy was Marine Corps hero of World War I, prominent scholar of classical English literature, spymaster in North Africa during the Allied landings during World War II,...
Steven J. Harper
(Northwestern University Press)
In this biography of his former beloved teacher and mentor at Northwestern University, the author explores Leopold’s triumph over anti-Semitism, service in World War II, and his distinguished career as a historian. Harper is a...
John A. Howard ’43
The author reflects on the role Christianity has played in the history of the United States the consequences of modern America’s fall from Christian values. Howard is a senior fellow at The Howard Center on Family, Religion, Society...
Alex Caemmerer ’45
In this coffee-table book, historical and architectural commentaries accompany color photographs of the homes, from three-bay shotguns to Greek revival and Italianate townhouses. Caemmerer, a psychiatrist, served as director of the...
Wayne Harding ’45
This semi-autobiographical novel tells the story of Waite Davis, a WWII Navy ensign fighter pilot turned civilian test pilot. The author writes about love, mentorship, and the battle between good and evil while describing the adventures of...