Phillip W. Magness

U.S. Economic & Political History

Eugenics and the Origins of the AAUP

| January 13, 2018

The history behind the founding of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) almost always begins with the case of Edward A. Ross. A prominent economist and sociologist in his day, Ross was forced to resign from his faculty position at Stanford University in November 1900 after running afoul of the political views of the […]