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Photo of a stack of books.In The Children You Teach: Using a Developmental Framework in the Classroom (Heinemann, 2018), Susan Engel, senior lecturer in psychology and Class of 1959 Director of the Program in Teaching, weaves together psychological research and real stories of students and teachers to show how looking at children through a developmental lens can transform the craft of teaching.

Alan Hirsch, lecturer in humanities and chair of justice and law studies, offers guidance on how to remove a sitting president—using historical lessons and perspective on the Constitution’s stability during times of political uncertainty and crisis—in Impeaching the President: Past, Present and Future (City Lights Publishers, 2018).

Williams College: The Campus Guide (Princeton Architectural Press, 2018) is a tour of buildings and art works led by Eugene J. Johnson ’59, Amos Lawrence Professor of Art, emeritus, and Michael J. Lewis, Faison-Pierson-Stoddard Professor of Art History.

Part memoir, part participant-observer’s educational history, From the Cast-Iron Shore: In Lifelong Pursuit of Liberal Learning (Notre Dame Press, 2018), by Francis Oakley, Williams president, emeritus, Edward Dorr Griffin Professor of the History of Ideas, emeritus, and Senior Oakley Fellow is an account of the life of a scholar who has made a deep impact on his historical field, his institution, his nation and his church.

Mark C. Taylor, Cluett Professor of Humanities, emeritus, returns to his central philosophical preoccupations in Abiding Grace: Time, Modernity, Death (University of Chicago Press, 2018), asking “What comes after the end?” in the post-war, post-industrialism, post-religion, post-truth, post-biological, post-human and post-modern ages.

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