Dr. Samuel Abrams is a professor of politics and social sciences at Sarah Lawrence College; a Research Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace; a Faculty Fellow at Center for Advanced Social Science Research at NYU; and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. A graduate of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government Program on Inequality and Social Policy and affiliate of the Harvard’s Canada Program and Institute for Quantitative Social Science. He has authored three books and numerous peer-reviewed and popular press works. Two substantial projects are presently in progress: a comparative, historical study to understand political participation in Western democracies and a study of the political culture on college and university campuses. He recently published a provocative essay in the New York Times on intellectual diversity in the academy.