(THE COLLEGE FIX) — If you asked college administrators what the biggest threats to students were in 2016, they might tell you “toxic masculinity” or black students having to live with non-black students.
But student life bureaucrats weren’t solely responsible for the hard swing to the left on campus this year. It’s also evident in the drivel academic papers published by professors at taxpayer-funded institutions or whose research is funded by national government grants.
Here’s a handful of the most absurd academic studies seen in 2016, many of them brought to light by the invaluable Twitter account New Real Peer Review:
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