Panelists examined the efficacy of efforts to advance open inquiry within their local campus contexts. What problem were they looking to solve? What steps were needed to develop and implement a solution? What aspects of campus culture supported versus impeded change? This “heterodoxy in hindsight” conversation offers a retrospective understanding of what worked and why and highlights on-campus successes, strains, and stories to inspire. 


Samuel J. Abrams | Professor of Politics, Sarah Lawrence College; Visiting Scholar, The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

Maria Dixon Hall | Senior Advisor to the Provost, Southern Methodist University

Spencer Kelly | Department of Psychology, Associate Professor, Colgate University

Lara Schwartz | Director, American University Project on Civil Discourse, American University


Megan McArdle | The Washington Post