Daniel Lattier

Daniel Lattier

Senior Fellow

Dan is a former Senior Fellow at Intellectual Takeout. He received his B.A. in Philosophy and Catholic Studies from the University of St. Thomas (MN), and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. You can find his academic work at Academia.edu.

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Recent blog posts by this author

3 Social Factors That Led To America’s Education System

If you want to gauge the future of the American education system, you have to understand its beginnings. When it comes to education, Americans are all Massachusettsans at heart. In the 1830s, the state of Massachusetts led the charge for the...

Education Then and Now

If you want to positively impact the future, you must have a thorough knowledge of the past. One of the most interesting books that I've read in the past year is Henri Marrou’s A History of Education in Antiquity. It’s considered...

Do We Overemphasize Politics?

“If we just get the right guy elected, if we just get the right legislation passed, then things will be better.” We at Intellectual Takeout hear this reasoning a lot. We hear it from both liberals and conservatives. The assumption behind it is...

Lip Service to Diversity

“Celebrate diversity.” Chances are you probably heard this or a similar phrase during your life as a student. Many public school mission and vision statements around the country contain a version of this phrase. If they don’t, it’s almost guaranteed...