Annual Policy Banquet featuring Professor Gail Heriot

The Martin Center held its annual policy banquet on Friday, October 29th—this year featuring Professor Gail Heriot—to discuss the “dubious expediency” of racial preferences. The event was based on ideas discussed in a book of the same name. You may find A Dubious Expediency: How Racial Preferences Damage Higher Education, edited by Gail Heriot and Maimon Schwarzchild, on Amazon.

Interview with Professor Stephen Porter

Shannon Watkins conducts an interview with Professor Stephen Porter to discuss the details of his lawsuit against North Carolina State University.

Education Book Discussion featuring Kenny Xu

Jenna Robinson interviews author and Asian-American activist Kenny Xu for a virtual talk entitled “Asian-Americans and Meritocracy: Why They Succeed, and Why the Woke Can’t Stand Them.”

Davidsonians for Freedom of Thought and Discourse: Interview with John Craig

Jenna Robinson interviews John Craig, founder of Davidsonians for Freedom of Thought and Discourse.

Martin Center Non-Resident Fellow on Tucker Carlson Today

The Martin Center’s Non-Resident Fellow Sumantra Maitra appeared on Tucker Carlson Today to speak about the problems plaguing higher education.

Interview with NC State Chancellor

Shannon Watkins interviews NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson.

The Fight Against Race Preferences in College Admissions

hannon Watkins interviews Wenyuan Wu about why race-based admissions should be opposed. Wu is executive director of Californians for Equal Rights, which is a nonprofit dedicated to the principle of color-blind equal rights.

In Praise of “Safe Spaces”: Balancing Academic Freedom and Wokeness

Dr. Michael C. Munger, Duke University professor of political science and director of the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program, was our featured speaker at this year’s Summer Session luncheon.

Controversy on Yale Board of Trustees: Interview with Stanley Stillman

Jenna Robinson interviews Stanley Stillman about how aspiring candidates to the Yale Board of Trustees can no longer seek candidacy through the petition process.