Dorian S. Abbot

Dorian S. Abbot

Dorian S. Abbot is an associate professor in the Department of the Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago.

‘More Weight’: An Academic’s Guide to Surviving Campus Witch Hunts

‘More Weight’: An Academic’s Guide to Surviving Campus Witch Hunts

In the fall of 2020, I became the target of a cancellation campaign after I’d suggested that the best policy for a university seeking to support underrepresented groups, while staying true to its mission of producing knowledge, is to ensure that hiring and admissions decisions are based on merit.

Dorian S. Abbot
Dorian S. Abbot
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