Academic Freedom & Free Speech

Finkin, M., & Post, R. (2009). For the common good: Principles of American academic freedom. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

O’Neil, R. (2008). Academic freedom in the wired world: Political extremism, corporate power, and the university. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

O’Neil, R. (1997). Free Speech in the College Community. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Facilitating Difficult Dialogues in Higher Ed Classrooms

Landis, K. (Ed.). (2008). Start talking: A handbook for engaging difficult dialogues in higher education. Anchorage, Alaska: University of Alaska and Alaska Pacific University.

Maxwell, K., Nagda, B., Thompson, M., & Gurin, P. (2011). Facilitating intergroup dialogues: Bridging differences, catalyzing change. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Nash, R. (2008). How to talk about hot topics on campus: From polarization to moral conversation. San Fransisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Gender, Sexuality and Sexual Identity

Winston, J. (2006). Difficult silences: Encouraging dialogue about sexuality issues on Virginia’s campuses can be tricky business. Academe, 92(4), 64-67.

Indigenous Issues & Difficult Dialogues

Roderick, L. (2011). Difficult dialogues and transformational change through cross-cultural faculty development. To Improve the Academy, 30, 230-246.

Interactive Theater & Difficult Dialogues

LaFrance, J. (2010). The illumination project manual and dvd: A guide to creating an interactive theater program at your college or university. Portland, Oregon: Portland Community College.

Religion in Higher Education

Dessel, A., Maxwell, K., Masse, J., & Ramus, E. (2010). Exploring religious differences and building bridges through intergroup dialogue courses. Diversity & Democracy, 13(2), 13-14.

Jakobsen, J. (2066). Campus religious conflict should go public: A Barnard project moves debates about religion out of the private sphere. Academe, 92(4), 35-40.

Kaplan, M. (2006). Getting religion in the public research university: Michigan tackles religious diversty at many levels in this difficult dialogues project. Academe 92(4), 41-45.

Wegner, J.W. (2006). The view from Chapel Hill: Addressing the underlying conflicts between faith and reason in the wake of violence. Academe 92(4), 46-49.