Woke-ademia

Woke-ademia

Salem Center Senior Scholar Richard Lowery and guests discuss the shift of universities from academic inquiry to political activism in support of novel and radical ideologies. 

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Idea Pathogens and What to Do about Them, with Gad Saad

Gad Saad joins Woke-ademia to discuss the the issues raised in his bestselling book “The Parasitic Mind.”  We focus particularly on the effect of idea pathogens on universities and the path forward for recovery.

May 12, 2022

Defining and addressing “Wokeness” with Phil Magness

Phillip W. Magness is Senior Research Faculty and Research and Education Director at the American Institute for Economic Research. He is also a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute. He holds a PhD and MPP from George Mason University’s School of Public Policy, and a BA from the University of St. Thomas (Houston). Prior to […]

May 10, 2022

Woke-ademia with John Butler

John Sibley Butler holds the J. Marion West Chair for Constructive Capitalism in the Graduate School of Business (Department of Management) at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a professor in the Management Department and holds a joint appointment in Organizational Behavior in the College of Liberal Arts, where he holds the Darrell […]

April 6, 2022

Woke-ademia with John Butler

John Sibley Butler holds the J. Marion West Chair for Constructive Capitalism in the Graduate School of Business (Department of Management) at the University of Texas at Austin.

April 6, 2022

Woke-ademia with Mark Perry

Professor Perry describes his efforts to ensure that universities protect the civil rights of their faculty and students, as outlined in his recent article “Let’s Work Together to Challenge the Selective Double Standard for the Enforcement of Title VI and Title IX in Higher Education.”

March 28, 2022

Woke Law with Todd Zywicki

Todd Zywicki is George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law at George Mason University Antonin Scalia School of Law, Senior Fellow of the Cato Institute, and former Executive Director of the GMU Law and Economics Center. In 2020-21 he served as the Chair of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law. […]

February 21, 2022

Woke-ademia with Wilfred Reilly

Wilfred Reilly is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Kentucky State University. He holds a PhD in Political Science from Southern Illinois University and a law degree from the University of Illinois. Reilly’s research focuses on empirical testing of political claims.

January 26, 2022

Woke-ademia with Peter Boghossian

Dr. Peter Boghossian is a Founding Faculty member at the University of Austin, Texas, an advisor to the Foundation Against Intolerance & Racism (FAIR), and the director of National Progress Alliance.  His work is centered on bringing the tools of professional philosophers to a wide variety of contexts to help people think through what seem to be intractable problems. […]

January 8, 2022

Woke-ademia with John Cochrane

John H. Cochrane is the Rose-Marie and Jack Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and an adjunct scholar of the CATO Institute.  Before joining Hoover, Cochrane was a Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, and earlier at […]

December 4, 2021

Academic Freedom in Crisis: Punishment, Discrimination, and Self-Censorship

Eric Kaufmann is Professor of Politics at Birkbeck College, University of London. He will join Salem Center Senior Scholar Richard Lowery for a discussion on Academic Freedom.

November 20, 2021
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