Political Polarization among Professors

A recently-released study by UCLA’s Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) suggests that professors are becoming increasingly politically polarized — and that the polarization is happening exclusively on the Left. Only one-third of professors identify as moderates. While only 18% identify as “conservative” or “far right,” a whopping 48% of them identify as “liberal” or “far left,” with the trend to extremes strongest among women.

If you ignore the ridiculous anti-Republican spin HERI is giving this, it’s quite revealing…