A Reflection on Liberal Education – panel discussion with Emily Langston, Simon Haines and Stephen McInerney

Jul 6, 2023 | Listen

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Dr Emily Langston, Graduate Institute, St John’s College, Annapolis

Emily Langston was until recently the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs at St John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland, where she has been a member of the faculty since 1995. She holds Masters degrees from Oxford University and the University of Chicago, and a PhD from Emory University where she was a Jacob K. Javitz Fellow. Before assuming her role as Head of the Graduate Institute in 2015, she taught in the Graduate Institute and throughout the all-required multidisciplinary undergraduate program at St John’s. She has been particularly interested in efforts to expand and democratise access to discussion-based liberal education. She serves on the Advisory Council of the Touchstones Discussion Project and the Board of the Great Questions Foundation. She has been involved in the development and implementation of educational programming for K-12 schools, for community colleges, and for governmental and non-governmental organizations including the National Security Agency, the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Aspen Institute.