Chris Long, 2018-19 mentor for AAN Leadership Fellows

Chris Long, 2018-19 and 2019-20 mentor for AAN Leadership Fellows

Christopher P. Long is Professor of Philosophy and Dean of the College of Arts & Letters at Michigan State University. His extensive publications in Ancient Greek and Contemporary Continental Philosophy include four books: The Ethics of Ontology (SUNY 2004), Aristotle On the Nature of Truth (Cambridge 2010), Socratic and Platonic Political Philosophy: Practicing a Politics of Reading (Cambridge 2014), and, forthcoming, Reiner Schürmann and the Poetics of Politics.

He is co-founder of the Public Philosophy Journal, an innovative online ecosystem of public scholarship and communication. He is also editor of the Journal for General Education. He has received over $2M in funding from the Mellon Foundation to support his work in digital scholarly communication and the teaching of less commonly taught languages. Over the past ten years, he has been a leader in using social media technologies to cultivate communities of learning and research in philosophy and the digital humanities and a leading advocate for the adoption of open access scholarship.

To learn more about his administrative approach and his recent research in philosophy, digital scholarly communication, and the educational use of social media technologies, visit his blog: or reach him on Twitter @cplong.