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Charlotta Stern on Gender Sociology’s Problems: Half Hour of Heterodoxy #37

An interview with Charlotta Stern, sociologist at Stockholm University, about the problem of biological sex differences being neglected in gender sociology. Charlotta is the author of Undoing insularity: A small study of gender sociology’s big problems and Does political ideology hinder insight on gender and labor markets? Her research has focused on social movement dynamics, labor market stratification, and on the political views of professors.

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Robert Quinn on the Scholars at Risk Network: Half Hour of Heterodoxy #32

A new podcast episode in which Chris Martin talks to Robert Quinn, the executive director of Scholars at Risk Network, which helps protect and relocate members of higher education communities whose freedom and security are threatened in their home countries. Since the founding of Scholars at Risk in 2000, SAR has assisted over 1000 scholars through temporary research and teaching visits. You can join the network here. You can find out more about Scholars at Risk at www.scholarsatrisk.com and on Twitter at @ScholarsAtRisk. You can also find many other interviews with Rob on the Youtube channel for the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs.

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Jessica Good on The Ups and Downs of Multiculturalism: Half Hour of Heterodoxy #31

A new podcast episode in which Chris Martin talks to Jessica Good, a social psychologist at Davidson College. Her research focuses on stereotyping and discrimination. Chris invited her to the show to talk about her new paper on multiculturalism because it’s a contentious topic in the political world and academia. Her new paper is called Valuing Differences and Reinforcing Them: Multiculturalism Increases Race Essentialism.

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Rick Mehta on Free Expression in Canadian Universities: Half Hour of Heterodoxy #30

Rick Mehta (@RickRMehta) is a professor of psychology at Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada. His research focuses on the mechanisms involved in decision making. He has recently begun to study viewpoint diversity in universities and Canadian psychology departments specifically. His talk Free Speech in Universities: Threats and Opportunities covers the philosophy and psychology of free expression.