Celebrated University of Washington computer scientist Stuart Reges is now speaking out against progressive control of academia after he was demoted for questioning his colleague’s claims about the alleged gender gap in hiring in the United States.
University of Washington Professor Stuart Reges published a column for Quillette this week in which he made the case that academia is controlled by a censorious group of progressives that seek to control thought and expression. Reges writes from experience. After Reges published work that countered the narrative that the American workforce is dominated by men, the University of Washington suspiciously placed him on probation.
Writing for Quillette, Reges revealed that a group of his colleagues even pushed for him to be fired over his writings on the alleged employment gender gap.
A faculty colleague told me he believes I am being fired for my political beliefs. He said it became clear during the