Historical analysis shows Karl Pearson was a racist nativist supremacist for Anglo-Saxon stock

Review of UCL Eugenics Inquiry: Why I Didn’t Sign the Eugenics Report

I served on UCL’s Investigation into the History of Eugenics. I withdrew my support for the chair’s report, which is published today. Together with nine colleagues also serving on this committee, we’ve created a set of recommendations arising from our work that we have presented to UCL’s President and Provost Professor Michael Arthur. This is the MORE subgroup of this Inquiry, and we constitute 10/16ths…

UCL's Eugenics Inquiry failed to seriously investigate teaching and learning

Review of UCL Eugenics Inquiry: Failure on Teaching and Study

The Inquiry into the History of Eugenics at UCL was expected to report on how we teach and study eugenics in the university. This instruction about teaching was included in our Terms of Reference: “To examine the current status of the teaching and study of eugenics at UCL” (Terms of Reference, 2018) We didn’t do the job. The Inquiry collected a tiny amount of anecdotal…

Student protests during scandal over London Conference on Intelligence (LCI) January 2018

Review of UCL Eugenics Inquiry: Failure on London Conference on Intelligence

The chair’s report from the Investigation into the History of Eugenics at UCL is published today. It did not investigate the London Conference on Intelligence (LCI). That’s odd. I thought that Inquiry was created to get answers about the LCI and to investigate if there was a larger body of activity, or supporting mindset, at the university to support it. Does UCL harbour a network…