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Welcome to the new RC prof page! Whether you’re a current or future professor, or even an undergraduate, we hope you can benefit from this resource. While professors make up a small fraction of Americans, they possess a disproportionate influence on culture given their authoritative role in the highest halls of education. The university is the single most influential institution in western culture and we aim to reclaim it as it was originally grounded in Christian thought from its European beginnings to the greatest modern universities in America. Win the Professor and Win the Classroom!
Carol M. Swain, Ph.D., is a professor of political science and law at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She also happens to be a Conservative Christian African American with traditional family views. As far as secular universities go, this makes her a rare bird. In an academic setting where "tolerance" has ironically become "intolerant" toward Judeo-Christian worldviews and African Americans who are conservative, she's got two strikes against her. And she courageously faces this every day.
Dr. Swain has become a public figure because she stands up to regular discrimination on campus for her politically incorrect values. There have been outcries and petitions from students to oust her from her position, without much resistance from Vanderbilt's administration. School officials have put out press releases separating themselves from her because "her values are not those of the university." She is outspoken on numerous radio and TV programs, unveiling the growing hostility toward conservative and biblical viewpoints at colleges and universities. Included here is a short newscast video about a petition that was brought against her.
Swain to speak at Ratio Christi's 6th Annual Symposium and Student Retreat, October 15-16, 2016
The Academy and Jesus by Ken Elzinga at the University of Virginia. Download this pdf article.... more
A new section of the RC website was just launched. See here. more
The Ratio Christi Symposium in October in Charlotte, NC will feature a faculty track. Check... more