November 3, 2007

Nadia Abu El-Haj Tenure

Category: Academic,Anthropology,Tech — Biella @ 6:07 am

It is nice to read the New York Times and get some good news. Nadia Abu El-Haj was granted tenure after a bitter public battle opposing her appointment. As someone who has taken graduate courses with her in Chicago and who was advised by her, I know Columbia and Barnard made the right choice.


  1. I’ve also taken a class from Nadia, and she is without doubt the best class discussion leader I’ve ever had. I’m also very happy Barnard resisted the right-wing ultra-pro-Israel crowd’s efforts to oust her.

    Comment by Saul Thomas — November 3, 2007 @ 4:04 pm

  2. [...] any favours. Some positive comments from two former students of Nadia Abu El Haj can be found at Interprete. Some tired old anti-tenure canards are given the chance to flutter their wings by Marty Peretz, [...]

    Pingback by the greycat blog » Blog Archive » Nadia Abu El Haj: responses to tenure — November 5, 2007 @ 2:48 am

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