- Hervé Varenne
Teachers College, Columbia University
HERVÉ VARENNE is Professor of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. A cultural anthropologist, his major interests center on the processes that produce particular conditions for human beings in history, and their consequences. He is the author, with Ray McDermott, of Successful Failure (Westview, 1998). Since then, he has written extensively about education, taken comprehensively, as the motor of cultural production and has edited three volumes in cooperation with Edmund W. Gordon.