Mason Goad is a junior researcher with the National Association of Scholars, investigating DEI in STEM education and research. He can be contacted on Twitter (@GoadMason) or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Key components of the [Lamat] Institute include intensive research instruction … and social justice discussions. In addition, a comprehensive mentoring professional development program is designed to encourage mentors and mentees to adopt an anti-racist, critical approach to mentoring relationships.” So reads the Lamat Institute’s About page. According to its Home page, the institute’s goal over […]Read More
Named after the mountain where God gave the law to Moses, the Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine is one of the most prestigious medical schools in the United States. In recent years, however, Mount Sinai has not been the site of divine revelation, but of the golden calf of woke revolution. In fact, the […]Read More
The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) has become a frequent point of discussion at the National Association of Scholars (NAS). My colleague, John Sailer, recently wrote a full-length report on the rise of “Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity” (DIE) at UT Austin, and I wrote an article for the Austin Journal on the DIE […]Read More
Much has been said about diversity, inclusion, and equity (DIE) ideology—an amalgamation of postmodernism and critical theory—but few scholars, if any, have bothered to study the DIE bureaucratic structure itself. In The Extended Organism (2000), Dr. J. Scott Turner examined how animals “construct and use structures to harness and control the flow of energy from […]Read More
When five black middle schoolers attacked their white classmates and were arrested for hate crimes this past March, some may have concluded that these “antiracism” initiatives had failed. In reality, those initiatives had actually succeeded, exactly as our nation’s enemies had hoped they would. Despite efforts to ignore the evidence, what we now call “antiracism” […]Read More
National security experts should help defend our democracy. They should begin by confronting the illiberalism in our universities. The Michael V. Hayden Center for Intelligence, Policy, and International Security recently held an event titled “Democracy in Danger,” in which the speakers made several excellent points. They discussed the dangers of tribalism; ideologies which drive racial […]Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic appears to be reaching its natural end, but the careers of those educators who helped to incite panic and hysteria are not. Before we close this chapter in history, it is worthwhile to reflect on what has occurred these past two years at schools and universities. George Mason University was the center […]Read More