Academic Questions

Political Correctness

September 3, 2019

The Children of Political Correctness

Howard S. Schwartz

What has caused the fear, intolerance, and aggression of the many college students who demand strict enforcement of speech codes? Howard Schwartz argues that they are the children of a culture that ha...

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December 5, 2018

Ambient Rage

Peter Wood

A review of Howard S. Schwartz's Political Correctness and the Destruction of the Social Order: Chronicling the Rise of the Pristine Self.

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December 1, 2016

Radicalism’s Yield: Politics and the Illiberal Academy

Mark Zunac

In the Winter 2016 Academic Questions (vol. 29, no. 4), Mark Zunac discusses the evolution of liberal arts from a field encouraging inquiry to today's ideological sounding boar...

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June 19, 2013

The Campaign to Discredit Regnerus and the Assault on Peer Review

Peter Wood

The Mark Regnerus case is a stellar illustration of the "political vortex that surrounds academic peer review."

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January 13, 2011

Political Correctness Being Replaced by Vapid "Scholasticism"

Ashley Thorne

In an article on Minding the Campus, Mary Grabar cites a recent article from NAS's journal Academic Questions, "The Other Danger...Scholasticism in Academic Research." 

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March 24, 2008

Vietnam: Historians at War

Mark Moyar

Has reasoned study of the Vietnam War been trampled by radical adherence to the politically correct? 

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