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The Politics of Teaching: Impartiality in the Classroom

The Politics of Teaching: Impartiality in the Classroom

Fr. Matthew Carnes, S.J., sat back in his brown leather chair with an earnest look on his face. As a government professor, Carnes regularly lectures on topics that could be deemed divisive, such as U.S. foreign policy and social welfare programs. The Jesuit professor opens the semester in his “Comparative Political Systems” class by[Read More…]

by October 25, 2018 1 comment Features, News - Top
EDITORIAL: On Fair, Explain GU Response

EDITORIAL: On Fair, Explain GU Response

On Sept. 29, Georgetown University professor Christine Fair posted a tweet wishing for the death of 11 U.S. senators. Her comments pushed — but, in the eyes of this editorial board, did not cross — university-established lines surrounding free speech. In choosing not to discipline Fair and instead begin her[Read More…]

by October 12, 2018 4 comments Editorial
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Christine Fair, associate professor in the security studies program, went on research leave following a tweet on her personal Twitter account advocating violence against Republican senators during the Kavanaugh hearings.

GU Professor on Leave After Facing Criticism for Tweet

Professor Christine Fair is on immediate research leave after a tweet on her personal Twitter account calling for violence against Republican senators received backlash last week, according to an email sent by Dean of the School of Foreign Service Joel Hellman on Oct. 5. Fair’s tweet was a response to[Read More…]

by October 12, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
CHRISTINEFAIR.NET Professor Christine Fair has come under fire for a Saturday tweet.

Professor’s Tweets Prompt Tepid University Response

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia condemned the use of “violent imagery” Tuesday after professor Christine Fair was criticized for a Saturday tweet that called for violence against Republican senators. The tweet has come under fire from alumni, students and conservative-leaning media. DeGioia said the university would follow established procedures[Read More…]

by October 5, 2018 8 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GU Recognizes Faculty, Staff

The Office of the Provost and the Georgetown University Student Association recognized outstanding members of the university’s faculty and staff through a series of honors awarded at the end of the 2016-17 academic year. Computer science professor Cal Newport, English professor Daniel Shore, security studies professor Christine Fair, physics professor[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

University to Implement Free Speech Policy for Faculty

The university is working to implement a free speech and expression policy for faculty, according to university administrators at the second Hoya Identity Town Hall on Monday. Georgetown’s Committee on Speech and Expression, consisting of four administrators and four students, develops the free speech and expression policy, which was first[Read More…]

by March 3, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Professor Christine Fair's tweets to a Trump-supporting former professor have come under scrutiny.

Professor’s Tweets Come Under Scrutiny

Christine Fair, a professor in the School of Foreign Service, has come under scrutiny after former Georgetown professor Asra Nomani filed a complaint that she had been the subject of Fair’s repeated cyber abuse in light of The Washington Post’s op-ed on Nov. 10 in which Nomani detailed her decision[Read More…]

by January 24, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Haqqani Shares Vision For Progressive Pakistan

Haqqani Shares Vision For Progressive Pakistan

Former Pakistani Ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani advocated for an overhaul of ideologies and paradigms within Pakistan, including the ways Pakistanis study and learn their history as well as their relationship with Islam, in a panel discussion titled “Reimagining Pakistan” held in the Mortara Center for International Studies[Read More…]

by February 2, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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School of Foreign Service professor Christine Fair garnered criticism from news outlets after delivering a pro-drone defense opposite reporter Glenn Greenwald on Al Jazeera’s televised “The Arena” program.

Professor Receives Criticism After Pro-Drone Defense

School of Foreign Service professor Christine Fair came under criticism from media outlets after advocating for the continued use of drones in civilian-inhabited environments in a televised discussion on Al Jazeera on Oct. 23. Fair, a professor in the security studies program, debated the effectiveness of drone strikes in Pakistan[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
Panel Explores US Drone Program

Panel Explores US Drone Program

The U.S. government’s drone use as a means to combat global terrorism was one of the main topics at an event hosted by the Amnesty International Chapters of Georgetown University and Georgetown Law Center on Sunday night in the Intercultural Center Auditorium. The event, titled “Truth and Lies: A Discussion[Read More…]

by February 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News