Cyrus Veeser

Cyrus Veeser is associate professor of history at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He is author of “A World Safe for Capitalism” and “Great Leaps Forward,” and is at work on a book about the use of forced labor to modernize European colonies in Africa. Veeser is a member of the board of Remapping Debate’s not-for-profit parent.
Commentary | By Cyrus Veeser, By Lori Bikson | Education
U.S. colleges and universities continue to be world leaders. Annual surveys of higher education consistently rank a disproportionate number of American institutions in the top 100. Yet U.S. primary and secondary schools do poorly compared to top-performing systems worldwide. It is time to reexamine the categorical separation of K-12 and postsecondary education. More