Defending Academic Freedom: A Conversation with Keith Whittington

What is academic freedom for? What are the greatest threats to academic freedom today? Should Critical Race Theory be taught on college campuses? What about in K-12 classrooms? Keith Whittington, Chairman of the Academic Freedom Alliance's Academic Committee and the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics at Princeton University, joins the show to answer these questions and discuss the work of the Academic Freedom Alliance. 

 

The Academic Freedom Alliance: https://academicfreedom.org/ 

 

About Keith Whittington: https://scholar.princeton.edu/kewhitt/home 

 

Relevant articles by Keith Whittington: https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2021/06/30/racism-academic-discussions-pennsylvania-law/

 

https://areomagazine.com/2021/06/16/the-trouble-with-banning-critical-race-theory/ 

 

https://www.chronicle.com/article/we-have-criticized-nikole-hannah-jones-her-tenure-denial-is-a-travesty?cid2=gen_login_refresh&cid=gen_sign_in 

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