About This Show
What If... is a deep dive into timely topics of public policy. In this series, no stone is left unturned as controversial issues are examined through interviews, debates, surveys, and think pieces. What If... is an original student-made production of the University of Chicago Public Policy Podcasts.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Safe Spaces, Trigger Warnings, and Microaggressions
Oct 3, 2017
In this episode, Beth Karp (JD '19) interviews Professor Geoffrey R. Stone, the Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago Law School, and Gustavo Gil (MPP '18) interviews Professor Jennifer Kubota, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and The Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture at the University of Chicago.
Also, Jack Coghlan (MPP '18) moderates a debate between Bryce Fields (MAPSS '17), who takes the position of pro-safe spaces, and Matthew Foldi (BA '18), who takes the position of anti-safe spaces.
The think piece is written and spoken by David Raban.
Additional credits go to Meghana Chandra for interviewing students and engineering; Max Hamrick for interviewing students,; Beth Karp for interstitial music; Peter Biava for intro music, outro music, and interstitial music; David Raban for hosting, editing, engineering the debate, and interviewing students; and Shirin Raban for cover design.Read more »