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Another Professor Punished for Anti-Israel Views

[Cover of Steven Salaita's book

Until two weeks ago, Steven Salaita was heading to a job at the University of Illinois as a professor of American Indian Studies. He had already resigned from his position at Virginia Tech; everything seemed sewn up. Now the chancellor of the University of Illinois has overturned Salaita’s appointment and rescinded the offer. Because of Israel. The sources familiar with the university’s decision say that concern grew over the tone of his comments on Twitter about Israel’s ...

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Corey Robin

 

Corey Robin is a professor of political science at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center. He is the author of The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin and Fear: The History of a Political Idea, which won the Best First Book in Political Theory Award from the American Political Science Association. His articles have appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s, the London Review of Books, and elsewhere. His writings have been translated into over ten languages. The recipient of multiple fellowships and prizes, Corey blogs at coreyrobin.com; he is also a contributor at Crooked Timber and Jacobin. He is currently working on a book about the political theory of the free market.