On Friday, October 8, St. Mark’s welcomed back two world-renowned intellectuals for a lesson in civil discourse. Professors Cornel West and Robert George spent several hours on campus, meeting with students and presenting a special Upper School Assembly on “Truth-Seeking, Democracy, and Freedom of Thought and Expression."
Robert George serves as the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. Cornel West is the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Professor of Philosophy & Christian Practice at Columbia University's Union Theological Seminary. He has also held professorships and fellowships at institutions including Harvard University, Yale University, and Dartmouth College.