Park Welcomes Matthew B. Crawford as the 2014 – 2015 Resident Scholar

On February 11, 2015, Park welcomed Matthew B. Crawford to campus as our 2014-2015 Resident Scholar. Matthew is an American writer and research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia. The author of Shop Class as Soulcraft, the New York Times Bestseller, Matthew is now a contributing editor at The New Atlantis – A Journal of Science and Technology. He is also a motorcycle mechanic.

The Resident Scholar Program at Park, which spans more than 30 years, is made possible with the support of the Parents’ Association. Each year the Resident Scholar gives a presentation to the Upper School student body and then meets with classes throughout the day. To learn about past Resident Scholars, visit

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