Fighting Campus Rape and Respecting Due Process: A Conversation

Oct 3, 2017, 4:30 pm6:30 pm
Lewis Library 138


Event Description

KC Johnson, Professor of History, Brooklyn College; Stuart Taylor, Jr. '70Author; Contributing EditorNational Journal, Authors of The Campus Rape Frenzy: The Attack on Due Process at America's Universities (Encounter Books, 2017).

Moderated by Ana Samuel '00, Research Scholar, the Witherspoon Institute. 

KC Johnson is Professor of History at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center, where he specializes in U.S. political, diplomatic, and constitutional history.  He has taught at Arizona State University and Williams College and has served as a visiting professor at Harvard University and at Tel Aviv University, where he was Fulbright Distinguished Chair in the Humanities. He has written or edited thirteen books, on topics ranging from congressional history to the Lyndon Johnson tapes to the historical and contemporary application of Title IX. His latest book, coauthored with Stuart Taylor, Jr., is The Campus Rape Frenzy: The Attack on Due Process at America’s Universities (Encounter Books, 2017). He received his BA and PhD from Harvard University and his MA from the University of Chicago.

Stuart Taylor, Jr.,‘70 is an author and freelance journalist focusing on legal and policy issues. He has coauthored three critically acclaimed books, and has written for leading publications since 1980, including The New York Times, American Lawyer Media, National Journal, Newsweek, and many other newspapers and magazines. He has been interviewed on all major broadcast networks and has won numerous journalism honors. In 2012, Richard Sander and Taylor wrote Mismatch: How Affirmative Action Hurts Students It’s Intended to Help, and Why Universities Won’t Admit It. In 2007, Taylor and KC Johnson wrote Until Proven Innocent: Political Correctness and the Shameful Injustices of the Duke Lacrosse Rape Fraud. Their most recent book, The Campus Rape Frenzy: The Attack on Due Process at America’s Universities (Encounter Books, 2017), is about the campus sexual assault panic. Taylor graduated from Princeton in 1970 and Harvard Law School in 1977. He practiced at a Washington, D.C law firm from 1978-1980.

Ana J. Samuel ‘00 is Research Scholar at the Witherspoon Institute and Academic Director of CanaVox, a grassroots movement dedicated to small group discussions about sex and marriage. She has lectured on the history of political philosophy, ethics, and constitutional law for the politics departments at Princeton University and the University of Notre Dame, and the Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society at Princeton University. Her published work and research focuses on the political and moral thought of Montesquieu. She received her BA in politics from Princeton University and her PhD in political and legal theory from the University of Notre Dame.

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