Steve Balch

Chairman, National Association of Scholars

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July 2, 2020

Gertrude Himmelfarb (1922-2019)

Steve Balch

Gertrude Himmelfarb’s life may have ended, but her work will continue to inspire and awaken those in dogmatic slumber.

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December 16, 2015

Scholar and Academic Citizen

Steve Balch

Founding NAS President Stephen H. Balch writes an appreciation of Stanley Rothman's career and life as a doughty battler against the modern deformation of the academy.

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May 1, 2020

The Great Reveal

Steve Balch

In describing these days will future historians employ as metaphor a pressure cooker about to explode or sheep being led to slaughter?

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January 7, 2020

Gertrude Himmelfarb Remembered

Steve Balch

The National Association of Scholars reflects on the life and contributions of Gertrude Himmelfarb.

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April 15, 2019

A Tribute to Paul Hollander

Steve Balch

From an early age, Paul knew that ideas had consequences and that the worst of these could be terrible indeed. 

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