The Arthur Brooks Show

Episode 6: Idea diversity on campus

This episode explores the experiences of conservative professors on campus, and why ‘viewpoint diversity’ matters in academia. We hear from Josh Dunn, Professor of Political Science at the University of Colorado and John Shields, Associate Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College, who co-authored a book on conservative academics. Zack Beauchamp from joins Arthur in a discussion about de-platforming and freedom of speech on campus, and Professor Robert George talks about his experience at Princeton.


References and further reading:

Passing on the Right: Conservative Professors in the Progressive University | Jon A. Shields and Joshua M. Dunn

Data shows a surprising campus free speech problem: left-wingers being fired for their opinions | Zack Beauchamp

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