Prof. Ben Trachtenberg

Professor Trachtenberg Blogs About Free Speech on Campuses

June 13th, 2018

The Washington Post’s “Answer Sheet” blog published an opinion piece by Professor Ben Trachtenberg on campus speech, titled, “Why let the Klan march at a private historically black college? ‘This…

Professor Trachtenberg joins the campus free speech debate with new article

June 7th, 2018

Professor Ben Trachtenberg joins the campus free speech debate with “Private Universities and the First Amendment,” in the Journal of Dispute Resolution. He argues that private universities should think carefully…

Professor Trachtenberg Provides Advice for New Faculty Senate Chairs

May 31st, 2018

Professor Ben Trachtenberg’s new article, “Advice for a New Faculty Senate Chair” appears in the May-June 2018 issue of Academe, the magazine of the American Association of University Professors. The…

Professor Trachtenberg Speaks at Illinois American Association of University Professors Conference

May 9th, 2018

Professor Ben Trachtenberg spoke at the spring conference of the Illinois American Association of University Professors (AAUP). The conference theme was “Defending Academic Freedom, Shared Governance and Tenure in an…

Professor Trachtenberg Writes About Racial Bias in Higher Education for Washington Post Blog

April 23rd, 2018

In The Washington Post’s Answer Sheet blog, “Racial bias in campus discipline: When will universities look in the mirror?,”  Professor Ben Trachtenberg writes about racial bias in higher education student discipline,…