KC Johnson

KC Johnson is a history professor at Brooklyn College and the City University of New York Graduate Center.

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July 9, 2020

The New Title IX and its Challengers

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The newly issued Title IX regulations, set to take effect on August 14, have faced four primary groups of opponents filing lawsuits. The clock is ticking—will these counter-efforts be enough?

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August 11, 2015

The New History Guidelines are Better

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KC Johnson gives four reasons the revised APUSH standards are an improvement. 

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December 2, 2014

APUSH and Speaking in Educational Code

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Brooklyn College historian KC Johnson finds the new AP history standards heavy on skills, light on content.

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February 11, 2014

An Update on the Mess at Bowdoin

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Dr. KC Johnson follows up on the Bowdoin Global Citizenship conference.

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October 3, 2012

In History—the Obsession with Race, Class and Gender

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The University of Michigan is an extreme example of the tendancy of college history departments to focus almost exclusively on race, class, and gender.

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January 23, 2012

The Ruinous Reign of Race-and-Gender Historians

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If you need to consult history texts focused on traditional constitutional or political themes, KC Johnson notes that you'll have to look at specimens from 35-40 years ago. No one writes such bo...

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January 9, 2012

Keeton Defense Contradicts NAS Principles

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NAS member KC Johnson dissents from NAS's stance on the decision in Keeton v. Anderson-Wiley.

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December 21, 2011

Emmer and Keeton--Two Terrible Decisions on Academic Freedom

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Historian KC Johnson explains why it's been a very bad week for academic freedom.

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