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  • New book examines the evolution of academic freedom at the U of I

    Author Matthew C. Ehrlich wearing a dress shirt and tie standing in front of bookshelves

    Author Matthew Ehrlich explores how the prevailing morals and values of the 1960s shaped the controversies involving two faculty members at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in the new book “Dangerous Ideas on Campus: Sex, Conspiracy and Academic Freedom in the Age of JFK” (University of Illinois Press). Ehrlich is a professor emeritus of journalism at the U. of I.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Matthew C. Ehrlich, call 217-333-1365; email

    A press kit with photos of the author and the book cover is available by request from the News Bureau