Peter Berkowitz is the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. In 2019-2021, he served as the Director of the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff, executive secretary of the department's Commission on Unalienable Rights, and senior adviser to the...
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Liberal education is in decline.
Peter Robinson engages America’s master novelist in a conversation that ranges from the death of the American novel to the “charming aristocracy” that seeks to dictate literary standards to the intersection of culture and the latest findings in neuroscience. Along the way, Tom Wolfe reaffirms his place as the preeminent chronicler of the changing American scene. (35:51) Video transcript
Two years ago in my Standard column "Bucking the deans at Dartmouth," I placed the trustee election in which Peter Robinson and Todd Zywicki were running in the context of William F. Buckley's historic contribution to the conservative cause...
Ho-hum about the clash of civilizations…
Last Dartmouth post of the day, I promise....
Peter Berkowitz on Theory’s Empire: An Anthology of Dissent edited by Daphne Patai and Will H. Corral
Peter Berkowitz on Restoring Free Speech and Liberty on Campus by Donald Alexander Downs
SWARTHMORE, Pa. -- On Feb. 22, in celebration of its sesquicentennial, Swarthmore College proudly hosted “The Liberal Arts in Action: A Symposium on the Future of Liberal Arts.”
Duke is back in the news. As befits a great university, its travails have implications for higher education in America and for public life throughout the country.
Peter Berkowitz on The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University by Louis Menand
Hoover senior fellow Stephen Haber was awarded the Allan V. Cox Medal for faculty excellence in fostering undergraduate research
Stephen Haber, the Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and the A. A. and Jeanne Welch Milligan Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford, where he is a professor of political science and professor of history, was awarded the 2009 Allan V. Cox Medal.
Why Abraham Lincoln matters—even now. By Shelby Steele.
Nathan Glazer, urban sociologist and scholar of ethnicity, race and education, died recently at the age of 95. On this episode, Peter Skerry, Professor of Political Science at Boston College, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss Glazer’s work and the ideas he wrestled with.
If the West falls into a Leftist Dark Age, it will not because many people didn’t fight tooth and nail to stop it occurring. I have linked to Heather Mac Donald before and I make no apology for doing so again. She is interviewed here by the brilliant Peter Robinson at the Hoover Institution.
This is a story about using American politics to promote the highest of ideals and to realize the worthiest of accomplishments...
Continuing our discussion of his new book, Economic Facts and Fallacies, Thomas Sowell turns his gaze to the American academy...
The role of the college trustee is endlessly nibbled about in academic politics...