Chris Venable, College of Communication and Information
Chris Venable, College of Communication and Information, authored "Philosopher-Kings and Academic Advisers: Learning From The Republic," in The Mentor: Innovative Scholarship on Academic Advising, Junhow Wei and Janet Schulenberg (Eds.), Vol. 20, (2018): 3-11.
Summary: This paper examines the questions, "Who should academic advisors be and what should be their aims?" by returning to Plato's Republic for guidance. It models philosophical thinking about academic advising using the rhetorical form of The Republic, the dialogue.