Peter Wood

President, National Association of Scholars Dr. Peter Wood can be reached at pwood@nas.org.

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Revisiting the Classics: Stoner

Sep 25, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood reviews Stoner, a book for those who persist in loving great imaginative works.

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A Climate March Against Capitalism

Sep 24, 2014 by Peter Wood |

The world's largest climate march took place in New York City on Sunday, September 21.

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Why Racial Preferences Are Wrong

Sep 12, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood offers a case against race-based affirmative action.

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Open Letter to Texas Board of Education on College Board’s New History Framework

Sep 12, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood writes an open letter to the Texas Board of Education, urging action against the new AP U.S. History standards.

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Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome

Sep 05, 2014 by Peter Wood |

"[PTSS] provides an evidence-proof explanation that lifts away moral responsibility from those engaged in self-destructive, anti-social, and criminal behavior."

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Why Conservatives are Up in Arms About the College Board’s AP History Course

Aug 27, 2014 by Peter Wood |

"We are told that the course is the work of scholars whose only agenda was to create a good course. This doesn’t ring true."

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Pushing American History as a Long Tale of Oppression

Aug 22, 2014 by Peter Wood |

The new APUSH is leaving out important figures in U.S. History and focusing instead on a history of the United States as an oppressor. 

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Campus Activism: The Fight for Imaginary Victories

Aug 13, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Campus activists fight against an imaginary villain of social injustice.

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Saving Civilization, K-5 Edition: An Address at Great Hearts Academy

Aug 05, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood addresses elementary school teachers on the grammar school as the "engine of civilization" at Great Hearts Academy in Phoeniz, Arizona.

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Letter to Lamar Alexander

Jul 30, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood writes to Senator Lamar Alexander about the Office for Civil Rights's efforts to lower standards of due process in cases of alleged sexual assault on campus.

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Should You Avoid Ivy League Schools?

Jul 29, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood responds to William Deresiewicz's provocative New Republic piece, "Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League."

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Update on AP U.S. History

Jul 10, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood reports new developments in the quiet unveiling of the revised Advanced Placement course in American history. 

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Look What the College Board Has Done to U.S. History

Jul 07, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Peter Wood comments on the College Board's release of its new AP U.S. History curriculum.

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The New AP History: A Preliminary Report

Jul 01, 2014 by Peter Wood |

In this preliminary report, NAS president Peter Wood analyzes in detail the new AP United States history course.

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Climate Reparations—A New Demand

Jul 01, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Protesters are demanding "reparations" for the damage caused by the use of fossil fuels in the developing world.

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