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Greg Lukianoff joins us for a discussion about the state of free speech on college campuses in the United States.

Hosts
Aaron Ross Powell
Director and Editor
Trevor Burrus
Research Fellow, Constitutional Studies
Guests

Greg Lukianoff is the President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education and is the author of Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate and the upcoming book Freedom From Speech. He is also coauthor of FIRE’s Guide to Free Speech on Campus.

Jason Kuznicki has facilitated many of the Cato Institute’s international publishing and educational projects. He is editor of Cato Unbound, and his ongoing interests include censorship, church‐​state issues, and civil rights in the context of libertarian political theory. He was an Assistant Editor of Encyclopedia of Libertarianism. Prior to working at the Cato Institute, he served as a Production Manager at the Congressional Research Service. Kuznicki earned a Ph.D. in history from Johns Hopkins University in 2005, where his work was offered both a Fulbright Fellowship and a Chateaubriand Prize.

Greg Lukianoff joins us for a discussion about the state of free speech on college campuses in the United States. We talk about campus speech codes, the constitutionality of “free speech zones,” chilling effects of trigger warnings, and more. What are the larger effects that these campus restrictions have on our society?

Show Notes and Further Reading

Greg Lukianoff, Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate (book)

Greg Lukianoff, Freedom From Speech (book coming Sept. 2014)

Alan Charles Kors and Harvey Silverglate, The Shadow University: The Betrayal of Liberty on America’s Campuses (book)

Dinesh D’Souza, Illiberal Education: The Politics of Race and Sex on Campus (book)

Allan Bloom, Closing of the American Mind: How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy and Impoverished the Souls of Today’s Students (book)

Jonathan Rauch, Kindly Inquisitors: The New Attacks on Free Thought (book)