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Explore the debate and science of Cancel Culture.

October 15, 2021

Tracking Cancel Culture in Higher Education

David Acevedo

UPDATED: A repository of 194 professors, administrators, and students who have been canceled for expressing views deemed unacceptable by higher education ideologues.

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October 11, 2021

The Shame of MIT: Canceling Dorian Abbot

Louis K. Bonham

Professor Abbot was set to deliver MIT's prestigious Carlson Lecture—that is, until he was canceled for his views on DEI programs, earning him a prompt disinvitation.

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October 5, 2021

Taking a Stand Against Academia’s Gender-Mania

David Acevedo

American colleges and universities must reverse course on their embrace of gender ideology—too much is at stake.

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September 14, 2021

Leaving Academia by Choice—A New Path for the Canceled?

David Acevedo

The voluntary resignation of Dr. Peter Boghossian may set a new trend for heterodox professors.

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September 9, 2021

My University Sacrificed Ideas for Ideology. So Today I Quit.

Peter Boghossian

Peter Boghossian has taught philosophy at PSU for the past decade. In this letter, he explains why he is resigning.

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May 24, 2021

An Open Letter to Belle S. Wheelan, President of SACSCOC

Peter Wood

SACSCOC threatened Florida State University's accreditation after FSU named Richard Corcoran a candidate for university president. This may have been a politically motivated intervention.

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May 24, 2021

The Jay Bergman Debacle: An Extended Study in Academic Cancel Culture

Peter Wood

CCSU Professor of History and long-time NAS Board member Jay Bergman is under fire from colleagues, school superintendents, and the local media. His crime? Criticizing the 1619 Project.

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April 30, 2021

Cancel Culture in the Sciences: A Case Study

John E. Staddon

A reproduction of an email exchange between Professors John Staddon and Jonathon D. Crystal, published to provide a succinct example of how a cancellation occurs in real time.

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April 28, 2021

Responding to Claims of Archaeological Racism

James W. Springer and Elizabeth Weiss

A response by Dr. Elizabeth Weiss and James W. Springer, who recently came under fire after presenting a paper at the Society for American Archaeology (SAA).

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April 28, 2021

Open Letters to Lesley Hallick, President of Pacific University (And Response)

Peter Wood

Professor Paxton told a story about his colleagues’ perceptions of gender outside a bar in New Orleans, a story he has told every year. This time, he found himself on the chopping block.......

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