From the LiveScience Water Cooler.

Liberal college professors indoctrinate students, right?

Not so, according to two separate studies and two book authors all concluding professors have virtually no impact on the political views and ideology of their students. [NY Times Story]

"There is no evidence that an instructor's views instigate political change among students," say researchers whose study will be in the April 2009 issue of the journal PS: Political Science and Politics.