Half Hour of Heterodoxy

Heterodox Academy presents Half Hour of Heterodoxy, a series of interviews by HxA executive committee member Chris Martin with leading academics on topics related at least tangentially to viewpoint diversity and free inquiry. Martin is a graduate student in sociology at Emory University. Interviews are presented as audio podcasts and linked to YouTube videos as well. Each episode is approximately 30 minutes.

You can also now find Half Hour of Heterodoxy on iTunes, Stitcher, Podcast Addict, TuneIn, and Google Play.

 

 

Half Hour of Heterodoxy #10

Guest: Scott Lilienfeld, professor of psychology at Emory University. He is an Association for Psychological Science fellow, and he has published numerous studies in personality psychology, social psychology, political psychology, and clinical psychology. His popular books include Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience and 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology. 

Here, he talks about his 2016 article evaluating the psychological literature on microaggressions and his 2017 article about revoking the Goldwater rule.

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Half Hour of Heterodoxy #9

Guest: Rick (Richard) Shweder, cultural anthropologist at University of Chicago’s Department of Comparative Human Development. He is author and editor of numerous books including Thinking Through Cultures: Expeditions in Cultural Psychology and Why Do Men Barbecue? Recipes for Cultural Psychology.

His recent research examines the scopes and limits of pluralism, the tension between diversity and equality, and the multicultural challenge in Western liberal democracies.

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Half Hour of Heterodoxy #8

Guest: Jacques Berlinerblau, professor and director of the Center for Jewish Civilization at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

He talks about his new book, Campus Confidential: How College Works or Doesn’t, for Professors, Parents, and Students.

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Half Hour of Heterodoxy #7

Guest: Lee Jussim, Professor of Social Psychology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

He conducts research on stereotypes and stereotype accuracy and blogs at Rabble Rouser.

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Half Hour of Heterodoxy #6

Guest: Matt Grossman, Associate professor of political science at Michigan State University and director of the Institute for Public Policy and Social Research

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Half Hour of Heterodoxy #5

Guest: Cristine Legare, Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Texas-Austin.

She specializes in the study of culture, cultural learning, and cognition. She is a winner of the 2015 APS Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions. She serves on the executive board of Heterodox Academy.

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Half Hour of Heterodoxy #4

Guest: April Kelly-Woessner, Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Legal Studies at Elizabethtown College.

She specializes in public opinion, mass behavior, and political psychology. She is the co-editor of The Still Divided Academy: How Competing Visions of Power Politics and Diversity Complicate the Mission of Higher Education (2011). She serves on the executive board of Heterodox Academy.

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Half Hour of Heterodoxy #3

Guest: Sam Abrams, Research fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace; faculty fellow at Center for Advanced Social Science Research at NYU; and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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Half Hour of Heterodoxy #2

Guest: George Yancey, professor of sociology at the University of North Texas.

He has published numerous books on anti-Christian bias within the academy and in the community at large. He has also written about multiracial churches and a “mutual responsibility model” for addressing structural racism.

He serves on the executive board of Heterodox Academy.


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Half Hour of Heterodoxy #1

Guest: Jon Zimmerman, professor of history of education at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania.

He is also a frequent contributor to the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the New York Review of Books. His latest sole-authored book is Campus Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know (2016). In this interview, Jon talks about his new book The Case for Contention: Teaching Controversial Issues in American Schools (2017), which he co-authored with Emily Robertson, professor of philosophy at Syracuse University.

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