Associate Professor of History at Loyola University Chicago
Elizabeth Tandy Shermer is an associate professor of history at Loyola University Chicago, where she teaches courses on labor, capitalism, and politics. She has written about those topics in op-eds, academic articles, and scholarly books, including Sunbelt Capitalism (2013) and The Right and Labor, a 2012 edited collection done with Nelson Lichtenstein, and a 2013 edited collection on Barry Goldwater. Harvard University Press published her history of student loans, Indentured Students, under its Belknap Press imprint in August 2021.
Shermer, Elizabeth Tandy. Indentured Students : How Government-Guaranteed Loans Left Generations Drowning in College Debt. Cambridge, Massachusetts: TheBelknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2021. Print.
Shermer, Elizabeth Tandy. “Opinion: Fixing the Student-Debt Crisis Isn’t Enough.” The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 16 Aug. 2021, https://www.chronicle.com/article/fixing-the-student-debt-crisis-isnt-enough.
“Universal Declaration of Human Rights.” United Nations, United Nations, https://www.un.org/en/about-us/universal-declaration-of-human-rights.