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October 3, 2019

Episode #39: Burdens of Freedom with Larry Mead

Peter Wood

What’s the chief threat to American leadership today? Larry Mead, Professor of Politics and Public Policy at New York University, argues that it is the decline of individualism.

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September 26, 2019

Curriculum Vitae Season 2: Beach Books

Peter Wood

We are back to our podcast, Curriculum Vitae, now returning from summer break! We’re not quite ready to leave summer, though, because in this episode, Peter Wood and David Randall sit down to di...

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July 18, 2019

Episode #37: Pushing Back on Polarization with David Blankenhorn

Peter Wood

David is the founder and president of the Institute for American Values, and the president and co-founder of Better Angels, a nonprofit that brings together Americans of all political leanings to unde...

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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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July 5, 2019

Last Month, Today

Peter Wood

It may be summer, but there’s much ado in higher education. Three members of the NAS staff join me on this episode to discuss Oberlin, the Department of Education's investigation of foreign...

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