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John K. Wilson

John K. Wilson is the author of eight books, including Patriotic Correctness: Academic Freedom and Its Enemies and the forthcoming The Attack on Academia.

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Stories by this Author

  • The Review | Opinion

    More Colleges Are Swearing Off Political Positions. They’re Getting It Wrong.

    The Kalven Report, which first articulated the concept of institutional neutrality on controversial topics, was supposed to protect faculty members, not silence them.
  • The Review | Opinion

    No, This Isn’t About Academic Freedom

    In defense of Emory Law Journal’s handling of a controversial essay.
  • News

    Come Not to Bury Shakespeare; He Lives

    The report a few weeks ago from the National Alumni Forum seemed quite alarming:"A new study reveals that two-thirds of 70 leading colleges and universities have dropped the Shakespeare requirement for English majors. The study shows that taking the great poet’s place are courses on popular culture…
  • News

    Critics of P.C. Want to Impose Their Own Political Correctness

    When Stanford University’s speech code was struck down by a California court this year, free-speech advocates across the country cheered. But the crusade against speech codes has little to do with free speech and much to do with an attempt by right-wing groups to convince the public that “thought…