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Selected Articles


These professors are asking students to consider divisive ideas — and learn

Susan Svrluga for The Washington Post, May 4, 2023


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‘Campus Reform’ and a Clash Over an Assignment on Whiteness at BYU

Megan Zahneis for The Chronicle of Higher Education, March 28, 2022


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You should care more about the ‘Maus’ book ban than any Joe Rogan controversy. Here's why

Barbara VanDenburgh for USA TODAY, February 9, 2022


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What College Students Really Think About Cancel Culture

Jennifer Miller for The Atlantic, February 4, 2022


Not So Fast on Campus Self-Censorship

with Harsha Mudaliar

Inside Higher Ed, January 30, 2022


How to repair relationships with friends and family amid pandemic Thanksgiving strife


Lindsey Mastis for ABC 7 Washington, November 24, 2021

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Why encouraging civil discourse on campus is so important, even when it’s ‘messy’

Chris Burt for University Business, November 1, 2021

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Inauguration marks new political era, need for national healing

Maya Rodriguez for WMAR Baltimore, January 20, 2021


A Perception Problem About Free Speech

Greta Anderson for Inside Higher Ed, September 29, 2020


COVID-19 Creates a Differently-Unfair System

Speech Spotlight, April 2020

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What Dress (And Hair) Codes Are Teaching Our Students

Heterodox: The Blog, March 3, 2020

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Civil Discourse in the Classroom

with Daniel Ritter

Academe, winter 2019

A "Make America Great Again" hat next to a Thanksgiving table

A turkey on the table and an elephant in the room

Caitlin Gibson, Travis DeShong and Abby Ohlheiser for The Washington Post, November 27, 2019

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Generation Z’s Future Isn’t for Sale

with Billy Czerwinski

Academe Blog, October 25, 2017

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Teach college-bound kids about privilege: It goes beyond the Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman scandal

with Andrea Malkin Brenner

Salon, March 19, 2019

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Out of Matthew Shepard’s tragic murder, a commitment to punishing hate crimes emerged

The Conversation, October 12, 2018

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What parents should do to help students prepare for the first year of college

with Andrea Malkin Brenner

The Conversation, April 4, 2019

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