Faculty Commentary

W&L faculty share their perspectives on topics in the news.

Michelle Drumbl, Associate Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Tax Clinic, Washington and Lee University School of Law

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

W&L's Drumbl Gives Tax Advice on WalletHub

Michelle Drumbl, associate clinical professor of law and director of the Tax Clinic in Washington and Lee's School of Law, gives advice on WalletHub to people who do not have the funds to pay...

Lucas Morel, professor of politics and Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Thoughts on Lincoln

This past Saturday, Lucas Morel, the Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics and Politics at Washington and Lee University, was part of the 150th celebration of President Lincoln's Second Inaugural...

Mark Rush

Monday, January 05, 2015

Who will run for president in 2016?

Mark Rush, Stanley D. and Nikki Waxberg Professor of Politics and Law, writes about potential presidential candidates in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Mark Conner, associate provost and Ballengee Professor of English, Washington and Lee University

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

The Hobbit: Heroism for Our Age

Peter Jackson's concluding film in his Hobbit trilogy is a fitting conclusion to the way he has conceived and rendered J.R.R. Tolkien's classic novel.

Michelle Brock

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Culture of Victim Blaming

Michelle Brock, assistant professor of history at Washington and Lee University, examines the culture of victim blaming in a guest blog for the Global Justice Academy website.

Michelle Brock

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

What Halloween Can Learn from History

Michelle Brock, assistant professor of history at Washington and Lee, writes about what today's revelers can learn from Halloween celebrations of the past.