Homogenous: The Political Affiliations of Elite Liberal Arts College Faculty
Shocking data on left-wing ideological homegeneity of tenure-track faculty at 51 of top 66 elite colleges: 132:1 ratio of Democrats to Republicans at Williams, 19.6:1 at Union, zero Repub anthropology professors anywhere, overall: >10 Ds for every 1 R
Jaw-dropping study of the extent of left-wing bias in top U.S. universities. Registered Democrats outnumber Republicans by ratios of 30:1, 33:1, 44:1 and 48:1 in Theater, Music, Sociology, and English, respectively.
Liberals think academia is the only labor market that efficiently rewards human capital and merit, while Conservatives think it's the only one unjustly distorted by discrimination and bias.
Ratio of Democratic-registered to Republican-registered full-time PhD faculty at top liberal arts colleges.
WOW. 39% of colleges have 0 Republican professors
Next gen of communicators/journos: New study at
can't find a single registered
in 108 tenure track faculty at top undergrad comms programs:
Democratic to Republican faculty ratio by academic field from 51 top liberal arts colleges. 12.7 to 1 overall.
In 1964, 35% of British academics voted Tory. In 2015 it was 11%, half the Green vote
In US the imbalance is considerably worse, a Dem:Rep ratio of 132:1 in one elite college humanities dept
"Even though more Americans are conservative than liberal, academic psychologists’ biases cause them to believe that conservatism is deviant."
“Political homogeneity is problematic because it biases research and teaching and reduces academic credibility.” Startling data on lack of viewpoint diversity in top-tier liberal arts colleges Some depts have ZERO republicans 😲
"faculty political affiliations at 39 percent of the colleges in my sample are Republican free—having zero Republicans."
John P Wright
Original paper on >8300 profs across top liberal arts schools. Many disciplines are a mere extension of the DNC.
, talking about this eyebrow raising report
Emil O W Kirkegaard
These professor data are so insane, they are hard to believe. Maybe profs avoid registering as Republicans to avoid their colleagues finding out and this causes them to be undercounted.
Number of Democratic Faculty Members for Every Republican in 25 Academic Fields.
Agree about Langbert’s speech being protected. But also interesting: he was the author of the study back in May that showed liberal arts college faculties contained very few republicans.
Jesse L. Reynolds
another survey of the imbalance of political party affiliation at US universities and colleges. This image is the D:R ratio. Political diversity fuels intellectual diversity which is needed for informed and critical thinking.
The April study that found that "The political registration of... professors in top-tier liberal arts colleges is overwhelmingly Democratic.” is the same #mitchelllangbert who says if you didn’t commit sexual assault in high-school, you’re not a man.
This study could not find a single registered Republican in the departments of Anthropology or Communications, at any of the major liberal arts colleges.
Flip me though, for every 1 republican academic in Geoscience, there are 27 democrats.
The mean Democrat-to-Republican ratio (D:R) across 8,688 tenure track, Ph.D.–holding professors from fifty-one of the sixty-six top ranked liberal arts colleges in the U.S was 10.4 to 1. Breakdown by field, gender,
ranking, and US region below.