Challenges to Academic Freedom and Campus Free Speech
A discussion with Princeton Professor Keith Whittington
Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 730 to 900 pm
Please join us for a discussion with Professor Keith Whittington on this important and timely topic. His remarks will be followed by the opportunity for Q&A.
Keith E. Whittington is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics at Princeton University and is currently the chair of Academic Freedom Alliance. He works on American constitutional history, politics and law, and on American political thought. He is the author of Repugnant Laws: Judicial Review of Acts of Congress from the Founding to the Present and Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech, among other works. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, and the University of Texas School of Law, and he is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and serves on the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States. He did his undergraduate work at the University of Texas at Austin and completed his Ph.D. in political science at Yale University.
His book Speak Freely was the Princeton Pre-read selection for 2018.