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John K. Wilson

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John K. Wilson: "Ilya Shapiro should not be punished before he receives a hearing and fair evaluation."

March 1, 2022

John K. Wilson is the author of eight books, including “The Myth of Political Correctness: The Conservative Attack on Higher Education” and “Patriotic Correctness: Academic Freedom and Its Enemies.” He has a Ph.D. in higher education from Illinois State University and wrote his dissertation on the history of academic freedom in America. He was a 2019–20 fellow at the University of California National Center for Free Expression and Civic Engagement and is a Heterodox Academy writing fellow.

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