Amy Wax is the Robert Mundheim Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Amy attended and graduated summa cum laude from Yale University with a B.S. in molecular biophysics and biochemistry in 1975. She then attended Oxford as a Marshall Scholar in Physiology and Psychology. Wax then went to Harvard Medical School and Harvard Law School, before doing a residency in neurology at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and working as a consulting neurologist at a clinic in the Bronx and for a medical group in Brooklyn. She completed her legal education at Columbia Law School whilst working part-time.
Wax has argued 15 cases before the United States Supreme Court. She received both the A. Leo Levin Award for Excellence in an Introductory Course, and the Harvey Levin Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence. In 2015, she received a Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, making her one of three Penn Law professors to have received the award in 20 years.
In 2017, the mob came for her tenure. In 2018, she was stripped of her teaching duties. You can support Amy’s fight below:
0:32 How did Amy’s scientific training influence her opinions
2:54 ‘The beating heart of wokeism is race’
7:05 Asians & immigration
12:37 Jews and other immigrants
23:15 Have we reached a tipping point with immigration?
26:20 Sex education should be banned
29:14 Respectable girls did not have sex
30:37 Are shame and stigma good?
36:07 Amy’s relationship advice her children
39:10 Your children are not you
41:52 How Amy planned her life
44:55 Jewish duty?
47:10 Dinner table talk about the West
49:15 Gratitude for our ancestors
50:15 The non-negotiables of dating
53:10 Politics is corroding dating
55:18 Feminization of the academy
1:04:20 Should we have male-only universities?
1:06:34 How you can help Amy!
1:11:08 Sneak preview of bonus questions
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