A native of California, Nathan earned a B.S. in psychology from California Polytechnic State University, a M.A. in social psychology from San Diego State University, and a Ph.D. in psychology from Rutgers University. Nathan’s research has primarily investigated political diversity and discrimination among university faculty and students. He has also published, and contributed to, research on political bias, political polarization, censorship and scholarship suppression, and scientific integrity. Nathan is a founder of, and active participant in, the Society for Open Inquiry in Behavioral Science. Outside of FIRE, he enjoys spending time outdoors — hiking, biking, kayaking, or dirt-biking — and actively serves in his church.
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