Larry P. Arnn is the twelfth president of Hillsdale College. He joins Dr Jordan B Peterson to discuss the founding and history of Hillsdale, the importance of fatherhood, and the fundamentals of education.
He received his B.A. from Arkansas State University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in Government from the Claremont Graduate School. He served as director of research for Sir Martin Gilbert, the official biographer of Winston Churchill. He served as president of the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy from 1985 to 2000. In 1996, he was the founding chairman of the California Civil Rights Initiative, which was passed by California voters and prohibited racial preferences in state hiring, contracting, and admissions.
He is the author of three books: Liberty and Learning: The Evolution of American Education; The Founders’ Key: The Divine and Natural Connection between the Declaration and the Constitution and What We Risk by Losing It; and Churchill’s Trial: Winston Churchill and the Salvation of Free Government.
Dr. Arnn is a professor of politics and history at Hillsdale. He teaches courses on Aristotle, Winston Churchill, 20th Century Totalitarian Novels, and the American Constitution.