Peter Wood

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

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Ambient Rage

Dec 05, 2018 by 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.

Mediocre Books Confirmed

Nov 20, 2018 by Peter Wood |

A comment on a recent study noting the unchallenging nature of common reading program books. 

Put an End to Partisan Courses at Public Universities

Oct 12, 2018 by David Randall, Peter Wood |

Universities shouldn't pay students to engage in political activism. 

Angri-culture and Disagreement

Sep 28, 2018 by Peter Wood |

Testimony to the House Judiciary Committee on the state of intellectual freedom in the United States. 

Accusation Studies

Sep 27, 2018 by Peter Wood |

Trial by accusation has become standard, where did it find its start?

Conjuring Pushkin

Sep 27, 2018 by Peter Wood |

A review of playwright Jonathan Leaf's and director Christopher McElroen's play Pushkin.

Mice, P-hacking, and More Irreproducible Science

Sep 18, 2018 by Peter Wood |

Another study stinks of irreproducible science.

An Open Letter to the College Board on AP: World History

Aug 02, 2018 by Peter Wood |

NAS President Peter Wood writes to the College Board to propose reforms to the revised AP: World History exam. 

Turning a Blind Eye To Academic Dishonesty

Aug 01, 2018 by Peter Wood |

Last week NAS President Peter Wood wrote to University of Houston President Renu Khator asking for a review of a high profile case of plagiarism. 

Thinking Small in the Age of Greatness

Jun 11, 2018 by Peter Wood |

Universities seek micro-credentials as an alternative to traditional course studies; is that a problem? 

Defending a Debased Version of the Liberal Arts

Jun 07, 2018 by Peter Wood |

The AAUP and AAC&U issue statement in support of a hollowed liberal arts.

Is College For Everyone?

Jun 06, 2018 by Peter Wood |

Doubts about the possibilities of higher education are becoming non-partisan.

Open Letter to Nature

May 22, 2018 by Peter Wood |

NAS President Peter Wood replies to Naomi Oreskes.

Letter to Syracuse University Chancellor on Ambassador Dayan Event

May 08, 2018 by Peter Wood |

Syracuse University must publicly disavow the disruption of Israeli Ambassador Dayan's talk and take disciplinary action against the student disruptors.

George Mason University’s Confucius Institute: A Letter to GMU’s President

May 07, 2018 by Peter Wood |

GMU's Confucius Institute has many strings attached and deserves to be added to the list of gifts being investigated by the GMU president.

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