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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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June 18, 2020

Video: When Prophecy Flails

National Association of Scholars

How does a self-governing republic best use the expertise of specialists without becoming captive to their often blinkered views of public policy?

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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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July 11, 2019

Episode #36: Silenced Stages with George LaNoue

Peter Wood

Professor George LaNoue describes his career teaching First Amendment law and the importance of student debate to intellectual growth. However, colleges increasingly seek to avoid controversy, an...

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