Professor Jeffrey Brenzel gives speeches on the importance of reading classical novels. Brenzel is a philosophy lecturer as well as the Dean of Undergraduate Admissions at Yale University. In 1975, Brenzel was an undergraduate at Yale. He then worked his way to the top of the administration.
Jeffrey Brenzel has been involved with outreach programs that seek out talented students. He advocates the importance of reading the right books at the right time. Brenzel claims that because life is so short and the world is so full of books, it's important to read the classics. He believes that a great book read at the right time in one's life, can be a very changing experience.