Post Tagged with: "Doha"

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Wasserman joined the SFS-Q campus in 2006, one year after the campus opened its doors.

Q&A: Former Georgetown Professor Reflects on Time in Qatar

American values are not always so dissimilar from those in conservative Muslim countries, posits Gary Wasserman (SFS ’66), a former professor of government at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Doha, Qatar, in his recent book reflecting on his experiences living and working in Doha. Wasserman taught from[Read More…]

by January 17, 2018 2 comments Campus News, City News, News, News - Top
Michelle Xu

In Qatar, SFS Subject to Brutal Regime

Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service operates a satellite campus in an oppressive Middle Eastern dictatorship. Funded by oil money and corrupt sheikhs, Georgetown University effectively condones and promotes the human rights abuses of our host country. Why does no one talk about this? Georgetown is not alone; we’re one[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 148 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY CLYDE WILCOX
Government professor Clyde Wilcox has transferred to the School of Foreign Service campus in Qatar for the next two years.

After 27 Years in DC, Wilcox Shifts to SFS-Qatar

Government professor Clyde Wilcox, who has taught at Georgetown’s main campus since 1987, transitioned this year to the School of Foreign Service in Qatar, where he will remain for two years. Wilcox reflected on his experience living in a foreign country for the first time and teaching American politics to[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Videoconferencing Unites Qatar, D.C.

The university is making headlines in the technology community following the release of a case study on the efficacy of telecommunications and videoconferencing in university classrooms. Since 2008, the Hilltop has been home to a “global classroom,” featuring cutting-edge audiovisual communications technology, which students and faculty use to interact with[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News, Uncategorized