Jonathan Zimmerman teaches education and history at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author (with Emily Robertson) of “The Case for Contention: Teaching Controversial Issues in American Schools” (University of Chicago Press)
Zimmerman is a frequent op-ed contributor to the New York Times, the Washington Post, and other newspapers and magazines. He has taught and lectured in England, France, Ghana, South Africa, and Abu Dhabi. Zimmerman lives in Narberth with his wife, Susan Coffin, who is a pediatrician at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.