Marquette U. Grad Student She’s Being Targeted After Ending A Class Discussion On Gay Marriage

November 20, 2014

By Colleen Flaherty at Inside Higher Ed

Leading classroom discussions -- especially those about controversial ideas -- is a juggling act that can challenge even the most seasoned professors. There’s a clock to watch, student interest to gauge, and facts, opinions and personalities to navigate. Success or flop, though, most of the time those discussions end at the classroom door. But that wasn’t the case at Marquette University over the last month. Thanks to a cell phone and the internet, a graduate student instructor of philosophy there has found herself at the center of a firestorm over how she treated the topic of gay marriage during an ethics theory class...

Schools: Marquette University