Leila Beckwith

Dr. Leila Beckwith is Professor Emeritus , Department of Pediatrics, University of California at Los Angeles. She is a board member of the California Association of Scholars and the Amcha Initiative. She has numerous publications not only in her own field of developmental psychology, but also articles that detail the manifestations of prejudice against Jewish students on university campuses and the responses of university administrations.

Publications by Leila Beckwith

Anti-Zionism/Anti-Semitism at the University of California-Irvine

From Manfred Gerstenfeld ( ed.) Academics again Israel and the Jews Anti-Zionism/Anti-Semitism at the University of California-Irvine* Leila Beckwith Read More »

Faculty Efforts to Combat Anti-Semitism and Anti-Israeli Bias at the University of California, Santa Cruz

Over the past five years, a distorted and hostile attitude toward Israel has prevailed at the University of California-Santa Cruz, creating an intimidating environment for members of the campus community, particularly Jewish students. Much of the anti-Israeli bias has been generated by the university’s predominantly leftist faculty members, who have injected their personal ideology into course curricula, classroom lectures and discussions, and events and speakers sponsored by departments, resea Read More »