Contributing writer

Danielle Allen

Latest Content

Not All Permissible Speech is Good

Just because you can say it doesn’t mean you should. Whether our campus relationships are healthy depends on choices we make about how we advocate our views.

Letter to the Editor: Clarifying My Final Club Motion

The so-called “Allen motion” currently on the table is very simple and, I believe, represents a middle way between the two poles of the argument.

A Report From the Frontlines of the Free Speech Wars

To my mind, full-throated political engagement belongs on op-ed pages and in the hard work of citizenship. That said, faculty members should not be “watchlisted” if they make other judgments than mine about how to deploy academic freedom.

Veritas for All

If the campus can’t support the flourishing of all, we make good neither on the promise of diversity nor on the promises made to each new member of the community.