Political Correctness on Campus
A new study "Ascriptive Justice: The Prevalence, Distribution, and Consequences of Political Correctness in the Academy," by Professor Solon Simmons at George Mason University, is reviewed in Inside Higher Ed (link).
The Inside Higher Ed article includes an interesting chart of "Political Correctness by Discipline," based on faculty interviews, showing these results:
4 Most Politically Correct academic disciplines: Psychology (59%), Sociology (45%), English (42%), History (31%).
4 Least Politically Correct disciplines: Finance, MIS, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering, all 0%.
Discipline with the Lowest Percent of Politically Incorrect Faculty: Sociology (1.8%)
2 Disciplines with the Highest Percent of Politicially Incorrect Faculty: MIS (72%) and Economics (51%)
HT: Ben Cunningham