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It Ain’t Easy

I once gave very serious consideration to graduate school and life as an English professor–and I might have gone that route but for the warnings of the one conservative professor in the University of Michigan’s English department (and a good job offer in DC). This week, the Chronicle of Higher Education printed an article on the challenges of being a conservative professor. And here’s the transcript of an online discussion based on it. The topic is naturally an abiding interest of mine–and I continue to learn nothing that makes me regret earning that Ph.D.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.

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