BREAKING: Cambridge University offers and revokes Jordan Peterson a visiting fellowship
The university has rescinded the offer after review
Jordan Peterson announced yesterday in a YouTube video that he would be joining the Divinity Faculty for two months in October as a visiting fellow. Peterson makes the claim in the video below at 6:20.
Peterson is a widely controversial figure, rising to prominence following his interview on Channel 4 with Cathy Newman in which he attacks feminism and modern "PC" culture.
The university has released a statement on the matter, confirming that an offer was made to Peterson but has now been rescinded.
The Divinity Faculty have also made a statement confirming that an offer was made to Peterson, but has been rescinded following review.
The offer has sparked criticism from academics and students alike online.
CUSU has made the following statement on the matter:
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