Peter Wood

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

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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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Eh? The Rise of the Environmental Humanities Movement

Jun 20, 2014 by Peter Wood, Rachelle DeJong |

Environmental Humanities, a new academic sub-division of the sustainability movement, encourages scholars in all disciplines to fight climate change.

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Thalaba the Destroyer and Other Forgotten Friends: An Invitation to Readers

Jun 18, 2014 by Ashley Thorne, Peter Wood |

We invite NAS readers to submit reflections on older books.

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How Often? How Bad?: New Evidence on Self-Reported Sexual Assault on Campus

Jun 17, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Surprising new statistics, from a surprising source, on sexual assault.

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Russell A. Fraser, In Memoriam

Jun 13, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Long-time member of the National Association of Scholars, Russell A. Fraser, passed away on March 10 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Ashley Thorne Appointed as NAS Executive Director

Jun 06, 2014 by Peter Wood |

Ashley Thorne takes on a new leadership position at the National Association of Scholars.

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