'Student Voices' Exposes Anti-Semitism in the College Classroom
M. Shahid Alam
The testimonials of more than 100 students from almost 50 colleges and universities in twenty states tell of "being intimidated, harassed or bullied as a Jewish and/or a pro-Israel student," according to Student Voices
, a project of the AMCHA Initiative
. In the latest Campus Watch research
, appearing today at the Algemeiner
, CW West Coast representative Cinnamon Stillwell focuses on the students' less-than-pleasant encounters with Middle East studies academics, such as M. Shahid Alam, Saree Makdisi, and Steven Salaita:
For example, students at Northeastern University in Boston recount classroom bias and intimidation by M. Shahid Alam, an economist whose research interests include Islamic civilization and Zionism, and who once declared it "a sign of distinction" to be called an anti-Semite.
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