Dan Dixon, SJ reflects on the narrative of Jesuit-education exceptionalism in light of Jordan Spieth’s US Open victory.
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Dan is a Jesuit currently studying private school leadership at Teacher's College in New York. Before entering the Jesuits, he was a middle school social studies and religion teacher in Goodyear, Arizona through Notre Dame's Alliance for Catholic Education program. Raised in the suburban Detroit area, Dan enthusiastically displays his affection for all things Detroit, particularly its sports teams. His favorite conversation topics include the works of David Foster Wallace, Stanley Kubrick movies, sabermetrics (advanced baseball statistics), and Detroit-style pizza.
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It Takes a Community: Cristo Rey & Carlos Belmont
Dan Dixon, SJ spends a day following a tech-savvy young Cristo Rey student, Carlos Belmont. In a midtown Manhattan skyscraper, the truth rises again: it takes a community to educate a child.
“Step in the Bullpen,” or Incarceration and Dehumanization
Joe Assadourian’s “The Bullpen” is less a “mock trial” than a mockery of a trial. Dan Dixon writes on the drama in our broken court systems.
The Right to Beautiful Things: Education as Transformation
In his Jesuit Post debut, Dan Dixon highlights the importance of beauty, the transformative power of education, and the inspiring work of a Fe y Alegría school.