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Scholars Under Fire

This research documents the ways and reasons that scholars have faced calls for sanction; how scholars and institutional administrators have responded to different forms of targeting; and what (if any) sanctions scholars have ultimately faced in response to these targeting incidents, from 2015 to the present (up to and including April 1, 2022).

Mapping Scholars Under Fire
Scholars Under Fire Database Guide
Variable Codebook
View the 2021 report
Download the Report (PDF)


For instructions on using this database and an explanation of FIRE’s methodology, check out our user’s guide to the Scholars Under Fire Database!