Prof. James T. Campbell appears as part of The Center for Teaching and Learning's longest-running lecture series, Award-Winning Teachers on Teaching, which invites faculty winners of Stanford's major teaching awards to deliver a lecture on a teaching topic of their choice. Campbell's topic:
Interdisciplinary fields are proliferating in American universities, especially at Stanford, where upwards of forty percent of undergraduate students now take degrees in interdisciplinary programs. What is the place of disciplinary-based learning in this changing educational landscape? What do those of us trained in traditional disciplines—in my case, History—have to offer our students?