Research completed by:

Brian Soucek

2020-2021 Fellow
Professor of Law,
University of California, Davis





Brian’s project asks what happens when a university’s institutional values collide with the academic freedom and first amendment rights of its faculty, students, or staff. He looked in particular at the University of California’s use of diversity statements. Below is an abstract and introduction of his article. You can download the full paper here.





Related Resources

Fellows in the Field: Interactive Workshop Series

What (If Anything) Is Wrong With Requiring Diversity Statements at Public Universities?

Is there Academic Freedom in an Online World?