Nicholas Tampio
Professor of Political Science, Fordham University

Nicholas Tampio is professor of political science at Fordham University in New York. He is the author of Kantian Courage (2012), Deleuze's Political Vision (2015), and Common Core: National Education Standards and the Threat to Democracy (2018). His latest book is Learning versus the Common Core (2019). 

Written by Nicholas Tampio

Hands on at the farm. Photo by Tim Dirven/Panos

Essay/
Teaching and learning
Look up from your screen

Children learn best when their bodies are engaged in the living world. We must resist the ideology of screen-based learning

Nicholas Tampio

Power to the people; at a Town Meeting in Carroll County, Illinois. Photo by Farrell Grehan/Corbis/Getty
Essay/
Politics and government
Treat people as citizens

How a generation of political thinkers has underestimated the abilities of ordinary people and undermined democracy

Nicholas Tampio

A class is held in fornt of a Miro painting at the Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio, USA in 1968. Photo by David hurn/Magnum
Essay/
Education
In praise of Dewey

He knew how to protect democracy – not by rote and rules but by growing independent-minded kids. Let us not forget it

Nicholas Tampio

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