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The Respondent
Episode 31: James Lindsay

James A Lindsay is an American mathematician, author and cultural critic.  He was born in New York and later moved to Tennessee where he obtained his B.S. and M.S. degrees in mathematics before earning his Ph.D in mathematics from the University of Tennessee.  Lindsay began using the middle initial “A” in order to pseudonymously write books about atheism and leftism in the predominantly conservative and christian South.  He is known for his involvement in the Grievance Studies Affair with Peter Boghossian and Helen Pluckrose.  Lindsay has written and co-written several books and has been on the New York Times Best Seller list.