Greg Lukianoff

Greg Lukianoff is an attorney and the president and CEO of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE). He is the author of Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate and Freedom From Speech, as well as a co-author of The Atlantic’s September 2015 cover story, “The Coddling of the American Mind,” written in partnership with Jonathan Haidt. Greg has also been published in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, TIME, The Boston Globe, Forbes, Reason, and numerous other publications. He is a regular columnist for The Huffington Post and frequently appears on TV shows and radio programs, including the “CBS Evening News,” “The Today Show,” and NPR’s “Radio Times.” In 2008 he became the first ever recipient of the Playboy Foundation Freedom of Expression Award and in 2010 he received Ford Hall Forum’s Louis P. and Evelyn Smith First Amendment Award on behalf of FIRE. In his free time, Greg also runs the Genetic Music Project, an open source genetic art project combining music and science. Greg is a graduate of American University and of Stanford Law School. He is also an executive producer for Can We Take a Joke?, a feature-length documentary that explores the collision between comedy, censorship, and outrage culture on and off campus.