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Apropos the two post from yesterday on COVID-19 and education, three Georgetown professors – Shweta Bansal, Colin Carlson and John Kraemer – have a piece in the Washington Post arguing against bringing students back in the fall. Universities across the country areannouncing their intention to resume in-person classes despite the ongoing threat of a pandemic including […]
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As I’ve mentioned before, I currently edit an academic international-relations journal, International Studies Quarterly. Its contents are intended for a specialized, scholarly audience, but some of what we publish is likely to be of interest to the more general LGM readership. I previously blogged about Noelle K. Brigden’s ethnographic study of Central American migrants to […]
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Let’s talk about graduate school. I’ve spent this year as the Interim Director of Graduate Studies in my department as the usual director is on sabbatical. Speaking of which, I have one more week of teaching until I start my sabbatical. Yes, I am going to enjoy the next 16 months of not teaching, while […]
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The Watchlist

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On December 13, 2016
I wrote a piece for The Nation about what it’s like to be on the Professor Watchlist:  We have been down this road before. During the widespread crackdown on civil liberties during and immediately after World War I, with the Espionage Act and the Red Scare that followed, professors were fired for opposing the […]
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