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to follow up on baseballchica03's post here is the list 
4th-Apr-2006 11:49 am
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David Horowitz's List of 100 Most Dangerous Professors in the U.S.

The Professor's Colleges and Universities

Arcadia University: Warren Haffar
Ball State University: George Wolfe
Baylor University: Marc Ellis
Boston University: Howard Zinn
Brandeis University: Gordon Fellman, Dessima Williams
Brooklyn College: Priya Parmar, Timothy Shortell
Cal State University, Fresno: Sasan Fayazmanesh
California State University, Long Beach: Ron (Maulana) Karenga
City University of New York: Stanley Aronowitz, Bell Hooks, Leonard Jeffries, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
Columbia University: Lisa Anderson, Gil Anidjar, Hamid Dabashi, Nicholas De Genova, Eric Foner, Todd Gitlin, Manning Marable, Joseph Massad, Victor Navasky
Cornell University: Matthew Evangelista
De Paul University: Norman Finkelstein, Aminah Beverly McCloud
Duke University: Miriam Cooke, Frederic Jameson
Earlham College: Caroline Higgins
Emory University: Kathleen Cleaver
Foothill College: Leighton Armitage
Georgetown University: David Cole, John Esposito, Yvonne Haddad, Mari Matsuda
Holy Cross College: Jerry Lembcke
Kent State University: Patrick Coy
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Noam Chomsky
Metropolitan State College, Denver: Oneida Meranto
Montclair State University: Grover Furr
New York University: Derrick Bell
North Carolina State University: Gregory Dawes
Northeastern University: M. Shahid Alam,
Northwestern University: Elizabeth M. Brumfiel, Bernardine Dohrn
Occidental College: Tom Hayden
Penn State University: Michael Berube, Sam Richards
Princeton University: Richard Falk
Purdue University: Harry Targ
Rochester Institute of Technology: Thomas Castellano
Rutgers University: H. Bruce Franklin, Michael Warner
Rutgers University, Stony Brook: Amiri Baraka
San Francisco State University: Anatole Anton
Saint Xavier University: Peter Kirstein
Stanford University: Joel Beinin, Paul Ehrlich
State University of New York, Binghamton: Ali al-Mazrui
State University of New York, Buffalo: James Holstun
State University of New York, Stony Brook: Michael Schwartz
Syracuse University: Greg Thomas
Temple University: Melissa Gilbert, Lewis Gordon
Texas A&M University: Joe Feagin
Truman State University: Marc Becker
University of California, Berkely: Hamid Algar, Hatem Bazian, Orville Schell
University of California, Irvine: Mark Le Vine
University of California, Los Angeles: Vinay Lal
University of California, Riverside: Armando Navarro
University of California, Santa Cruz: Bettina Aptheker, Angela Davis
University of Cincinnati: Marvin Berlowitz
University of Colorado, Boulder: Alison Jaggar, Emma Perez
University of Dayton: Mark Ensalaco
University of Denver: Dean Saitta
University of Hawaii, Manoa: Haunani-Kay Trask
University of Illinois, Chicago: Bill Ayers
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: Robert McChesney
University of Kentucky: Ihsan Bagby
University of Michigan: Juan Cole
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor: Gayle Rubin
University of Northern Colorado: Robert Dunkley
University of Oregon, Eugene: John Bellamy Foster
University of Pennsylvania: Regina Austin, Mary Frances Berry, Michael Eric Dyson
University of Rhode Island: Michael Vocino University of South Florida: Sami al-Arian
University of Southern California: Laurie Brand
University of Texas, Arlington: Jose Angel Gutierrez
University of Texas, Austin: Dana Cloud, Robert Jensen
University of Washington: David Barash
Villanova University: Rick Eckstein, Suzanne Toton
Western Washington University: Larry Estrada
4th-Apr-2006 04:51 pm (UTC)
Damn, no one from my school. I was hoping. But then again, I am also in conservative VA *sigh*
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4th-Apr-2006 04:52 pm (UTC)
looks like I'm off to write some thank-you notes...
4th-Apr-2006 04:54 pm (UTC)
It makes me want to go take classes from these people.
4th-Apr-2006 04:54 pm (UTC)
Looks like Columbia wins. w00t!

4th-Apr-2006 05:24 pm (UTC)
I'm amused that they'd even bother listing anyone from Columbia. HI, conservatives, where have you been for the past fifty years? Do they really think it's some big secret?
4th-Apr-2006 04:56 pm (UTC)
It's so pathetic. Honestly...Derrick Bell, who thinks that graduate student unions will ruin the academy, as a radical? Todd Gitlin, who has turned his back on his own radicalism? Even if you beleive liberalism is dangerous, this is not a list of dangerous professors, it is a list of influential ones, ones who have staked their career on some proposal which was once semi-radical.
4th-Apr-2006 08:19 pm (UTC)
John Bellamy Foster is equally as crazy now as he ever was. ;)
4th-Apr-2006 04:57 pm (UTC)
Not one professor from Oberlin, my alma mater? I demand a recount!
4th-Apr-2006 06:05 pm (UTC)
The list clearly trends towards research schools.
4th-Apr-2006 04:58 pm (UTC)
and how many of these are in the northeast?

and the south?

or how about the west coast?

or the midwestern states.

it seems mighty dis-proportioned to me....

i'm happy that there's at least 4 in jersey. (:

yay for "dangerous" academics!!!
4th-Apr-2006 04:59 pm (UTC)
based on what criteria?
4th-Apr-2006 05:04 pm (UTC)
more or less for having far left viewpoints past or present. His work is insanely sloppy, misattributing quotes etc.. it is a pathetic joke
4th-Apr-2006 05:03 pm (UTC)
damn that bell hooks with her radical ideas that black women should also have a voice in academia. She's TEH DANGEROUS.

a few from my school, none from my department. But i'm going to have to find out who these other people are and go take their courses
5th-Apr-2006 02:34 am (UTC)
Number one: he could've spelled bell hooks' name right. Everyone knows she doesn't captalize her name, except for Horowitz because, well, he's probably never read anything she wrote.

Number two: He's accusing a lot of Semites of being anti-Semetic. He's got at leas three or four people up there of Middle Eastern descent.

Number three: Considering the very small proportion of university faculty of color, the proportion of faculty of color on this list is scary, to say the least.
4th-Apr-2006 05:06 pm (UTC)
oh and wow, all 3 from my school are black too! Coincedence???
4th-Apr-2006 05:52 pm (UTC)
I am right there with you. The number of Spanish, Arabic & Indian names on this list seems rather disproportionate to me.
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4th-Apr-2006 05:15 pm (UTC)
I laughed at that, too.
4th-Apr-2006 05:07 pm (UTC)
Best recruitment tool ever.
4th-Apr-2006 05:08 pm (UTC)
you are so incredibly right.
4th-Apr-2006 05:08 pm (UTC)
I think all of the professors on this list whose names I recognize would be thrilled that anyone thought they were dangerous.
4th-Apr-2006 05:14 pm (UTC)
Wow... the crazy liberal environment guy in my department would be so disappointed that he didn't make the list!
4th-Apr-2006 05:15 pm (UTC)
Just a minor note - the two Univ of Michigan profs are both at Ann Arbor. Rubin is Anthro (and junior faculty); Cole is a (full) professor of history.
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