Heterodox Academy

great minds don't always think alike

New York, NY   |  https://heterodoxacademy.org/

Mission

To improve the quality of research and education in universities by increasing open inquiry, viewpoint diversity, and constructive disagreement.

Ruling year info

2018

President

John Tomasi

Main address

82 Nassau Street #646

New York, NY 10038 USA

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EIN

82-2903153

NTEE code info

Professional Societies & Associations (B03)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Communication

Blog

Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

HxCommunity Groups

Through HxCommunities, scholars connect to discuss research and ideas, share strategies and resources, and collaborate. HxCommunities support and promote heterodoxy within particular fields of study, particular geographic regions, and other specific academic communities, by providing a space to address the challenges and opportunities unique to each group. HxA membership is not required to join any of the HxCommunity groups. However, all HxCommunity participants must complete a brief application and endorse the HxA member statement.

Population(s) Served
Adults

The heterodox: the hxa blog is a platform for academics, researchers, professors, and students to share the challenges they face within their academic communities through both analysis and actionable solutions. We aspire to have every reader walk away with a richer understanding of the challenges of the university environment, as well as practical tools and techniques for addressing them.

Population(s) Served
Academics

Our Member Spotlight Series events are small virtual gatherings that are opportunities for our members to lead conversational seminars about topics related to their research. HxA is proud to foster a space for these conversations to take place. Please note that views expressed at these events are those of the presenting member and not of HxA. Attendance is open to all, though only HxA members and affiliates are eligible to host. To see our past Member Spotlight Series topics, take a look at our past events.

Population(s) Served

We have a compendium of initiatives, policies, programs, and other innovations that have been deployed in classrooms, on campuses, and in disciplines to support open inquiry, viewpoint diversity, and constructive disagreement. We want to hear practical strategies, tools, and resources that have worked for you, and that others can readily adapt and implement in their own institutions. These can range from entire courses to syllabi, reading lists, and research.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Adults

Where we work

How we listen

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Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings/Town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc.) advisory committees, Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We act on the feedback we receive,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Operations

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Heterodox Academy

Board of directors
as of 07/21/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Jonathan Haidt

Steven Laub

Tony Banout

Jeffrey Flier

Kathleen O'Connor

Kate Stith

Board leadership practices

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  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 7/21/2022

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 11/22/2021

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Data
  • We analyze disaggregated data and root causes of race disparities that impact the organization's programs, portfolios, and the populations served.
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We disaggregate data by demographics, including race, in every policy and program measured.