Joseph Epstein Bio, Age, Wife, Kids, Northwestern University, WSJ, Jill Biden, Books

Joseph Epstein Bio, Age, Wife, Northwestern, Family, Barabara Maher, Wiki, Net Worth

Joseph Epstein Biography

Joseph Epstein is an American writer who served as the editor of the magazine The American Scholar between 1975 and 1977. His writings have appeared in various books and other publications.

Joseph Epstein Age

Joseph is 83 years old. Born on January 9, 1937, he celebrates his birthday on this day each year.

  • Height

He stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 7 inches.

Joseph Epstein Education, Family

His parents are Belle and Maurice Epstein. His father Maurice was a traveling salesman who also co-owned a costume-jewelry business. He also a younger sibling-brother whose name and whereabouts are still unknown.

For his education, Epstein graduated from Senn High School and attended the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. From 1960-1958 he served in the U.S. Army and later on in 1959 receiving a Bachelor of Arts in absentia from the University of Chicago.

Joseph Epstein Wife

Joseph is married to his wife Barbara Maher. The two tied the knot in February 1976. He was previously married to another lady. He has however not released any concrete information regarding his first wife.

Joseph Epstein Children

From his two marriages, Joseph has two children. A son Mark Burton from his first marriage and another son from his second marriage.

Joseph Epstein Northwestern

Between 1974 to 2002 Joseph served as a visiting adjunct lecturer in literature and writing at Northwestern University. In 2020 the University released a statement to journalists saying that Epstein has not been a lecturer at Northwestern since 2003.

Despite the institution’s firm support on academic freedom and freedom of expression it does not support or agree with Mr. Epstein’s opinion and believes the designation of doctor is well deserved by anyone who has earned a Ph.D., an Ed.D., an M.D., or any other doctoral degree.

The institution further claimed that it is firmly committed to equity, diversity and inclusion, and strongly disagrees with Mr. Epstein’s misogynistic views.

Joseph Epstein Jill Biden

In December Epstein published an article on the Wall Street Journal opinion piece about the “proper” use of the title “Doctor,”. He suggested that the soon-to-be First Lady Jill Biden should drop the Dr. from her public identification.

He argued that she is not a doctor and most people with PhDs and EdDs don’t use that honorific. He further added that her area of expertise education her alma mater in ways that suggested hose specifics somehow made her use of the title even more outrageous.

Joseph Epstein Books

  1. Envy
  2. Snobbery: The American Version
  3. Narcissus Leaves the Pool, Life Sentences
  4. With My Trousers Rolled
  5. Pertinent Players, The Goldin Boys
  6. A-Line Out for a Walk
  7. Partial Payments
  8. Once More Around the Block
  9. Plausible Prejudices
  10. The Middle of My Tether
  11. Familiar Territory
  12. Divorce in America: Marriage in an Age of Possibility
  13. Fabulous Small Jews

Joseph Epstein Jill Biden Net Worth

He has a net worth of $559 million.

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