Submit your questions to James and Chloe in advance of their Jan. 14th live chat. The discussion will cover a range of material, from America's DEI/CRT moment to these program's philosophical underpinnings.
James Lindsay has a doctorate in math and background in physics. He is the author of five books and his essays have appeared in TIME, Scientific American, and The Philosophers’ Magazine. He led the "grievance studies affair" probe and his forthcoming book with Helen Pluckrose, Cynical Theories, looks at the evolution of postmodern thought in scholarship and activism.
After spending a year as a Bartley fellow at the Wall Street Journal, Chloé Valdary developed "The Theory of Enchantment," an innovative framework for social emotional learning (SEL), character development and interpersonal growth that uses pop culture as an educational tool in the classroom and beyond.
Valdary has trained around the world, including in South Africa, The Netherlands, Germany and Israel. Her clients have included high school and college students, government agencies, business teams and others. She has lectured in universities across America, including Harvard and Georgetown. Her work has been covered in Psychology Today Magazine and her writings have appeared in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.