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Greg Lukianoff is an attorney and the president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). His writing has appeared in The New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalThe Los Angeles TimesThe Boston Globe, and CNET, in addition to dozens of other publications. He is a regular columnist for The Huffington Post and has frequently appeared on television, including “CBS Evening News,” “Fox & Friends,” and “Stossel.” He received the 2008 Playboy Foundation Freedom of Expression Award and the 2010 Ford Hall Forum’s Louis P. and Evelyn Smith First Amendment Award on behalf of FIRE. He is a graduate of American University and Stanford Law School. Outside of his work at FIRE, Greg serves on the board of directors of Philadelphia’s Theatre Exile and runs the Genetic Music Project, which turns genetic code into music. His first book, Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate, was released on October 23, 2012.




Based on Greg’s book, Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate, this speech reveals how the intolerance for dissent and debate on America’s college campuses threatens the freedom of every citizen—and makes us all just a little bit dumber.