Greens Farms Academy is a PreK-12, coed school in Westport, CT

Coyle Scholar

Dr. Haidt, social psychologist, NYU professor, and New York Times bestselling author of titles including "The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion" and "The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas are Setting Up a Generation for Failure," made a return visit to Greens Farms Academy on November 10, 2022. Jonathan spent the afternoon with Upper School students and faculty and presented his keynote, "What is Happening to Gen Z: How to Make Our Kids Smarter and Stronger" for the broader community that evening. Dr. Haidt is a regular contributor to The Atlantic. Recent work has focused on civil discourse and the impact that social media is having on adolescents and democracy (a compendium of those pieces can be found here).

Dr. Jonathan Haidt, PhD.


VIDEO: Dr. Jonathan Haidt at GFA

About the Coyle Scholar Speaker Series

James M. Coyle Endowed Visiting Scholars Program
This program, begun in 1996, brings to Greens Farms Academy at least twice each year inspiring, prominent individuals of scholarly and contemporary interest, public servants, academicians, people of letters, or other public figures who have made a sustained and lasting contribution to education defined in its broadest sense. Each visiting scholar is invited to spend the day at the School, attend classes, and work with our students. After a reception, the visiting scholar delivers a public lecture for the community-at-large.

Past Coyle Scholars