Work by Prof. Roksa is Cited in a New Article Discussing Liberal Arts Degrees


12/12/2016

The Hill

Josipa Roksa has findings about critical thinking and complex reasoning cited in a new article discussing Liberal Arts degrees.

Without liberal arts and sciences, America's foundation crumbles

Students majoring in the liberal arts and sciences see bigger increases in “critical thinking, complex reasoning, and writing skills” than those in other majors, as noted in Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa’s “Academically Adrift.” These are skills that are essential for all productive members of a modern economy, from entry level employees to the highest levels of management.