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July 29, 2020

Episode #51: Rabble Rousing with Lee Jussim

Peter Wood

Why is groupthink bad for the academy? To answer this question we are joined by Lee Jussim, a professor of social psychology at Rutgers University and author of the popular Psychology Today blog, Rabb...

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February 28, 2020

Episode #50: The Partisan Professoriate with Mitchell Langbert

Peter Wood

Peter Wood and Mitchell Langbert explore recent research on the political affiliations of university professors and also the internal contradictions of John Dewey's progressive education....

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February 13, 2020

Episode #49: Affirmative Action and Disaggregated Selection with George Dent

Peter Wood

Let's face it: race will play a role in college admissions for the foreseeable future. But what is the best way for it to be a factor? Peter Wood sits down with NAS Board Member George Dent to dis...

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December 13, 2019

Episode #48: Debunking Howard Zinn with Mary Grabar

Peter Wood

A People’s History is easily one of the most common and popular history books in America, why? What makes this revisionist history so appealing? Listen in as Peter and Mary Grabar attempt to ans...

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December 6, 2019

Episode #47: Presidential Candidates On Higher Education with Rachelle Peterson

Peter Wood

Rachelle Peterson and Peter Wood discuss where the presidential candidates stand on higher education.

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