Investigating Conspiracy Theories
November 28, 2017
Author and podcaster Matthew Dentith examines the case for treating conspiracy theories seriously and investigating them.
If Everyone is a Conspiracy Theorist, is Anyone?
November 14, 2017
Rutgers University Professor Jack Bratich takes a critical approach to conspiracy theories at the crossroads of popular and political culture.
What’s Love Got to Do With It?
November 7, 2017
University of Pennsylvania Professor John L. Jackson, Jr. examines racial and class-based differences in contemporary urban environments.
Faculty Profile: Phil Zuckerman
November 7, 2017
Meet Pitzer Professor Phil Zuckerman, a world-renowned secular studies scholar. Zuckerman started the country’s first secular studies major at Pitzer College and is the author of Living the Secular Life.
Conspiracy Theories are for Losers
October 10, 2017
University of Miami Professor Joseph Uscinski highlights his analysis of more than a hundred years of data taken from newspapers, surveys and the internet.
Governing by Crisis: How Toxic Truths Subvert Mainstream Investigation
September 26, 2017
University of Texas Professor Lee Basham studies the information hierarchy where a few control what most believe.
Just Because You’re Paranoid Doesn’t Mean They’re Not Out to Get You
September 12, 2017
Author and UC Davis Professor Kathryn Olmsted researches the influence of anticommunism on American politics and policy.
Pitzer College Study Abroad Program in Botswana
September 7, 2017
Pitzer in Botswana: A tri-country (Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe) comparative studies program that exposes students to important issues, cultures and people of this region. The program is based in Botswana where students spend a total of two and a half months, and also includes extended study trips in South Africa and Zimbabwe. Students live [Read More…]
Contemporary and Classic Conspiracy Theories
September 5, 2017
Journalists Ben Collins of The Daily Beast and Nick Schou of the OC Weekly talk about recent conspiracy theories.
August 28, 2017
Pitzer hosts Convocation for the Class of 2021 and new students.