Robert Maranto

Academic Questions

June 7, 2021

Diversity Training is Unscientific, and Divisive

Robert Maranto and Craig Frisby

Diversity programs usually do not work, and they often result in negative unintended consequences that are far worse than the problems that such programs were originally designed to address.

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September 30, 2020

An Inconvenient Analysis: Title IX’s Shortcomings

Robert Maranto

A review of The Transformation of Title IX: Regulating Gender Equality in Education, R. Shep Melnick, Brookings Institution Press, 2018, 326 pp., $35.99 paper.

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September 25, 2020

Plague Day

Robert Maranto

"The mayor tells us we have to go away / the bailout comes tomorrow, not today / unless we’re rich enough to pay to play / and then the government will find a way"

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September 3, 2019

Numbers from an Academic Conference (APSA 2018)

Robert Maranto

A reflection on numbers past and present. 

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June 6, 2019

Gay Marriage as Status Symbol

Robert Maranto

A review of From Tolerance to Equality: How Elites Brought America to Same Sex Marriage, by Darel E. Paul, Baylor University Press, 2018, 245 pp., $39.95 hardbound.

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