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Tuesday, April 05, 2005

Why Are There So Few Conservative Professors Anymore?

It wasn't always this way. When I was in college in the 70s, I had a few liberal professors (including one devoted to Irish nationalism and the IRA) but most were either conservative or quiet. One of my liberal professors was an anti-Semitic sexist homophobe who sexually harassed me. Paul Krugman's column addresses the issue of why there are so many liberals in academia today:

An Academic Question
By PAUL KRUGMAN in the New York Times
Published: April 5, 2005