Keith Whittington's Speak Freely Wins 2019 PROSE Award

January 30, 2019

Professor Keith Whittington's Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech (Princeton University Press, 2018) has been awarded the 2019 Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE) Award for Education (Practice and Theory). The Award, given by the Association of American Publishers (AAP), recognizes publishers who produce books, journals, and digital products of extraordinary merit that make a significant contribution to a field of study in the humanities, biological and physical sciences, reference and social sciences. To read the full announcement and view the winners in each of the 48 subject categories, visit

Keith E. Whittington is William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics at Princeton University. He is a Faculty Associate of the James Madison Program and serves on its Executive Committee. His book, Speak Freely, was previously selected by President Christopher Eisgruber as the Princeton Pre-Read.

Congratulations to Professor Whittington!

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