Cynthia Rostankowski, Ph.D.

Cynthia Rostankowski

Associate Professor, Humanities
Coordinator Humanities Honors and Advanced Honors Programs
Clark Hall 441




Preferred: (408) 924-4508

Office Hours

Wednesday 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m., and 2:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. Thursday 12:00p.m. – 2:00p.m. Also by appointment

ATTENTION HUM 177B for Spring 2017

Below is the list of books required for Spring 2017.

E. Brynjolfsson and A. McAfee (2011) Race Against the Machine – How The Digital Revolution Is Accelerating Innovation, Driving Productivity, and Irreversibly Transforming Employment and the Economy (Lexington, MA: Digital Frontier Press) ISBN 978-0984725113

Dave Eggers (2013) The Circle (NY: Random House) ISBN 978-0345807298

Adam Phillips & B. Taylor (2009) On Kindness (NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux) ISBN 978-0141039336

Neil Postman (1993) Technopoly (NY: Vintage) ISBN 0-679-74540-8  Also as a PDF:

Fred Kleiner (2016) Gardner’s Art through the Ages, 15th Edition, Backpack, Book E (Boston: Cenage) ISBN 978-1285838021 


ATTENTION HUM 1B for Spring 2017

Click here for the: HUM 1B Reader


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University