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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The university has rescinded the offer after review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The university has released a statement on the matter, confirming that an offer was made to Peterson but has now been rescinded.

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The Divinity Faculty have also made a statement confirming that an offer was made to Peterson, but has been rescinded following review.

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The offer has sparked criticism from academics and students alike online.

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CUSU has made the following statement on the matter:

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Header image credits to Gage Skidmore.