Peter Mandler
Professor of Modern Cultural History, University of Cambridge

Peter Mandler is Professor of Modern Cultural History at the University of Cambridge. His most recent book is Return from the Natives: How Margaret Mead Won the Second World War and Lost the Cold War (2013).

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College days, 1948. Photo by Peter Stackpole/Getty

Rise of the humanities

Professors worry about the ‘crisis in the humanities’. But more people than ever, especially women, are studying them

Peter Mandler