The Politics of Social Psychology, edited by Lee Jussim and Jarret Crawford is out in print and e-book formats this week. It’s a compilation of essays covering political biases that have influenced social psychological research, and it includes contributions from several HxA members. While most of the book documents the bias problem, the two concluding chapters (one ungated here) put forward some solutions.
The New York Times Education Life supplement has four articles on campus politics: More Diversity Means More Demands, which includes graphs of the the change in political orientation across college cohorts; Behind Berkeley’s Semester of Hate, featuring interviews with Antifa and alt-right protestors; Professors as Targets of Internet Outrage; and Liberal Lessons in Taking Back America.
Nicholas Dirks, former chancellor of the University of California at Berkeley argues that political actions by both the left and the right are fundamentally changing American universities for the worse.
At National Review, Jeff Cimmino writes about a new generation of young, anti-libertarian conservatives on college campuses, young people whose chief concern is preserving moral traditions.
Our YouTube interview series Half Hour of Heterodoxy is now available as an audio-only podcast on Stitcher.
On our blog, we published The Google Memo: What Does the Research Say About Gender Differences?, in which Jonathan Haidt and Sean Stevens synthesize research that can inform the debate about James Damore’s Google Memo.
We also published these posts: Claremont-McKenna College highlights HxA’s Guide to Colleges by Jeremy Willinger; and The Motte and the Bailey: A Rhetorical Strategy to Know by law student Joe Zabel.