Use the power of the purse to abolish speech codes—making public colleges into a model for private ones.
As administrators foist ‘social justice’ on 4,000 suburban students, parents plead for balance.
The dean brings charges of ‘unprofessional conduct’ for a vigorous defense of free inquiry.
Few top colleges explain their purpose to students. They want to talk gender and inequality instead.
The former FBI directors tend to investigate Republicans far more zealously than Democrats.
The contributors reveal how public policy in the United States has weakened the institutions of civil society that play a critical role in forming and sustaining the qualities of mind and character crucial to democratic self-government. The authors show what can be done, consistent with the principles of a free society, to establish a healthier relationship between public policy and character.
What happens when South Korean students take a close look at American democracy. By Peter Berkowitz.
An Arab state wrestles with its own clash of civilizations. By Peter Berkowitz.
France may have a case for banning the burqa. By Peter Berkowitz.
The political science departments at elite private universities such as Harvard and Yale, at leading small liberal arts colleges like Swarthmore and Williams, and at distinguished large public universities like the University of Maryland and the University of California, Berkeley, offer undergraduates a variety of courses on a range of topics...
Professors have a professional interest in—indeed a professional duty to uphold—liberty of thought and discussion...
The notion of objective truth has been abandoned and the peer review process gives scholars ample opportunity to reward friends and punish enemies. . . .
Circumstances are decisive. What might be unthinkable in the U.S. looks more reasonable in France.
On Feb. 13 in St. Paul, Minn., the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments in Wagner v. Jones. The appeal is procedurally complex.
Civics education must not be indoctrination, but it also must not be overlooked. By Peter Berkowitz.
Hoover fellow Peter Berkowitz on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, the late Soviet dissident and honorary Hoover fellow to whom “one word of truth outweighed the whole world.”
Peter Berkowitz on The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, and Human Evolution by Denis Dutton
Peter Berkowitz on Defending the West: A Critique of Edward Said's Orientalism by Ibn Warraq