The Threat to Academic Freedom … From Academics

Caryatid Fallen Under Her Stone; Source: Rodin, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
  1. The need to collect robust data on sex-based participation in a variety of professional domains so that discrimination on the basis of sex can be identified and hopefully remedied; and,
  2. Because the notion that someone could “feel feminine” may reinforce conservative gender stereotypes about femininity by overlooking that what is defined as “feminine” or “masculine” has changed over time.
Sign seen in Woodstock, NY. Picture by Lee Jussim

Faculty Punished or Threatened by Non-Academics and Who Received Little or No Support from Faculty or Administrators at Their College or University, or, in some cases, were punished by the administrators.

Kit Parker is a highly accomplished war vet and engineering professor at Harvard; he had a class on innovative and creative policing reform techniques, developed in full cooperation with and support of community leaders and many residents, canceled by administrators when a social justice fundamentalist student outrage mob objected.

Sign seen at the NYC March for Science, Lee Jussim



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