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The Green Politics of Reprisals: UCLA’s Enstrom Gets a Hearing on His Unfair Dismissal

April 4, 2011

That's James Enstrom, a long-time environmental health sciences professor whom UCLA refused to reappoint because, as The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) notes,

...his controversial research failed to accord with the department's "mission." Dr. James Enstrom engaged in successful whistleblowing against a prominent member of the department, and there had been many years of debate between Enstrom and some of his colleagues over research on air pollution. After FIRE intervened, Enstrom was given an eight-month reprieve until March 31, 2011, or until his appeals are resolved...

The Green Politics of Reprisals: UCLA’s Enstrom Gets a Hearing on His Unfair Dismissal

April 4, 2011

by Nick Gillespie

Reason

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=t5J32_ba-y0

That's James Enstrom, a long-time environmental health sciences professor whom UCLA refused to reappoint because, as The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) notes,

...his controversial research failed to accord with the department's "mission." Dr. James Enstrom engaged in successful whistleblowing against a prominent member of the department, and there had been many years of debate between Enstrom and some of his colleagues over research on air pollution. After FIRE intervened, Enstrom was given an eight-month reprieve until March 31, 2011, or until his appeals are resolved...