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Kaylan Geiger

Tadween Blog Editor

The (Ir)relevance of Academia? Academics Lash Back at Kristof for NYT Column

Has academia become a wasteland of intelligence? This is not the first time such an argument has been brought to light. A recent column by Nicholas Kristof in the New York Times titled “Professors, We Need You!” has attracted a significant amount of attention from across the web over his argument that professors and the work they produce are becoming closed off from reality and do not have the practical impact they should. Kristof points a lot of ...

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Kaylan Geiger


Kaylan Geiger is a writer based in Cairo. She studied for her M.A. in Middle East Studies at George Washington University. She is also Tadween Publishing's blog editor.