Michael B. Shavelson
Shavelson came to New York in 2005 to lead the team that reconceived and relaunched Columbia magazine. He is the former editor of Boston University’s Bostonia magazine, and before that was the managing editor of a trade travel magazine. He has worked in publishing for more than 30 years and has degrees in French and journalism.
Articles by this author
Michael B. Shavelson reviews “New York Transformed: The Architecture of Cross & Cross” by Peter Pennoyer and Anne Walker
Michael B. Shavelson reviews “MacDowell” by E. Douglas Bomberger
Michael B. Shavelson interviews Wm. Theodore de Bary, author of “The Great Civilized Conversation: Education for a World Community”
Michael B. Shavelson reviews “A Ship Without a Sail: The Life of Lorenz Hart” by Gary Marmorstein
A review of “Mongrels or Marvels: The Levantine Writings of Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff” edited by Deborah A. Starr and Sasson Somekh
Carl Schoonover's visually explosive new book explores how philosophers and neuroscientists have represented that most mysterious of human workings.
Two new books evoke the lingering lessons of World War II.
Energy geophysicist Roger N. Anderson takes us under the oil-drilling platforms in the Gulf of Mexico, where all is not well.
Former provost Jonathan R. Cole, author of The Great American Univeristy, discusses the need to protect a vital national resource.
North Korea has sealed itself off from the world, but cracks are beginning to show. What does it all mean—and what should the U.S. do next?
A review of The Likes of Us: America in the Eyes of the Farm Security Administration by Stu Cohen, edited by Peter Bacon Hales
President Lee C. Bollinger talks about his new book, and why free speech is something Americans shouldn't keep to themselves.