John M. Ellis

Professor Emeritus of German Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz

Articles

December 18, 2017

Higher Education's Deeper Sickness

John M. Ellis

John Ellis argues for measures that would increase intellectual diversity and reduce politicization in colleges. 

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September 7, 2012

California Association of Scholars: New Evidence of Politicization at UC

John M. Ellis

Although the University of California denied accusations of political activism earlier this year, CAS addresses the UC once more after recent events on campus.

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June 13, 2012

The Trap of Minority Studies Programs

John M. Ellis

CAS President John Ellis discusses the academic weakness and heavy ideological freight in most minority studies programs.

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March 30, 2012

A Crisis of Competence: The Corrupting Effect of Political Activism in the University of California

John M. Ellis

A report on the consequences of politicization in higher education, focused on the University of California.

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November 16, 2011

NAS California Affiliate Introduces Amicus Brief Filed in Pending Supreme Court Case

John M. Ellis

The California Association of Scholars offers a statement on the amicus curiae brief they submitted in support of Fisher v. University of Texas, a case that challenges the use of racial preferences...

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