Roth, Michael

Michael S. Roth is the president of Wesleyan University. He graduated from Wesleyan, received his Ph.D. from Princeton, founded the Scripps College Humanities Institute, directed the Residential Scholars Program at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, and was the president of the California College of the Arts in Oakland and San Francisco.  Roth publishes in national newspapers, scholarly journals, and the Huffington Post, and is also a curator, most notably of an exhibition on Sigmund Freud at the Library of Congress.  Michael Roth teaches every semester.  Memory, Trauma and History, featured in Rorotoko, is his fifth book.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Memory, Trauma, and History: Essays on Living with the Past
(Our Cover Feature of November 13, 2011)