Nathan Sorber, Ph.D.
Coordinator, Higher Education Administration Program
Department of Curriculum and Instruction/Literacy Studies
Office: 608A Allen Hall
Ph.D., Education Policy Studies: Higher Education
Pennsylvania State University, 2011
M.Ed., Higher Education
Vanderbilt University, 2004
B.A., Economics and Political Science
Bucknell University, 2002
- HIED 648 – History-American Higher Education
- HIED 649 – Contemporary Issues – Higher Education
- EDLS 654 – College Student Affairs
- EDLS 693A – SPTP: Contemporary Issues – Higher Education
- HIED 693D – SPTP: Global Issues
- HIED 693E – SPTP: International
- EDLS 785 – Education Administration Leadership
TEACHING AND RESEARCH AREAS
- History of U.S. HI ED
- Economic Development & HI ED
- Public Higher Education Policy
- Land-Grant Colleges & Universities
- Socio-Economic Class & HI ED
- Outreach, Continuing Education
Nathan M. Sorber (2014, Forthcoming). “The Curious Case of John Washburn and George Flint: A History of the Grange’s Land-Grant Colleges” in Science as service: Establishing and reformulating American land-grant universities, 1865 – 1930, Alan Marcus (Ed.). University of Alabama Press.
Nathan M. Sorber & Roger L. Geiger (2014). “The Welding of Opposite Views: Land-Grant Historiography at 150 Years.” Higher Education Handbook of Theory and Research, 29, 385-422.
Nathan M. Sorber (2013). “Creating colleges of science, industry, and national advancement: The origins of the New England land-grant colleges.” Perspectives on the History of Higher Education, 30, 41-77.
Geiger, R. L., & Sorber, N. M., (Eds.). (2013). The Land Grant Colleges and the Reshaping American Higher Education. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Press.
Sorber, N. M. (2011). The era of the student bureaucracy and the contested road to the Harvard Red Book. Higher Education in Review, 8, 13-40