Craig Forrest


BA: University of Missouri (2011) in History with a minor in Classical Studies

MA: University of Missouri (2013) in History. Thesis: “The Demise of In Loco Parentis in American Higher Education: Campus Rules and Student Behavior at the University of Missouri, 1866 to 1975”


I study the history of modern higher education in the United States, focusing on the history and demise of the in loco parentis relationship between students and college administrators. My dissertation is tentatively titled “We Are Not Children: College Students, Constitutional Rights, and the End of In Loco Parentis in American Higher Education.”