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April 29, 2021+Team HxA

Episode 10: Politics, Evolution, and Gender: A Heterodox Firestorm and Lessons Learned

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In this episode of Heterodox Out Loud, Glenn Geher, Professor of Psychology and Founding Director of the Evolutionary Studies Program at the State University of New York, New Paltz tells us the story of when he invited Dr. Lionel Tiger, the Charles Darwin Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University, to campus to speak on the value of the evolutionary perspective on the modern world, and how it became a day he would never forget.  His piece is called, “Politics, Evolution, and Gender: A Heterodox Firestorm and Lessons Learned. To engage deeper with Geher’s ideas, check out our related posts “Why Universities Must Choose One: Truth or Social Justice” by Jonathan Haidt, “On Truth and Ideology in Academia” by Christian Alejandro Gonzalez, and “Science Fictions: How Fraud, Bias, Negligence and Hype Undermine the Search For Truth” by Musa Al-Gharbi. For comments and questions email This episode was hosted by Zach Rausch. The artwork was inspired by Geher’s piece and was created by Lexi Polokoff. You can follow her on Instagram @lexipolokoffart.

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