Dicta

The home of “things said” by the National Association of Scholars.

China Infiltrates US Colleges and Universities

NAS

NAS Director of Policy, Rachelle Peterson was interviewed by Fox New earlier this month on Beijing's continued effort to plant a stake at American colleges. 

Get China's Pernicious Confucius Institutes Out of US colleges

Rachelle Peterson

Rachelle Peterson writes at The Hill about six practical steps the US government can take in response to Confucius Institutes. 

How to Save the Social Sciences

Peter Wood

NAS President Peter Wood explains how to approach NSF funding in the social sciences during a national budgetary crisis.

Peter Wood is Witness at Hearing on Value of Social Sciences to Taxpayers

Ashley Thorne

Peter Wood urged for "cuts to be made shrewdly" to national funding for the social sciences.

Video: Peter Wood Gives Congressional Testimony on Social Science Research

Ashley Thorne

Peter Wood argues before Congress that the National Science Foundation (NSF) should continue to fund research in the social, behavioral, and economic sciences, but that it should make strategic cuts to unscientific programs.

Video: Academic Questions Author Zuhdi Jasser Discusses Radical Islam Hearings

Zuhdi Jasser, who wrote "Islamic Schools and American Civic Culture" for the spring 2011 issue of Academic Questions, testified at the Peter King hearings in Congress.