NYU Department Cuts Ties With Abu Dhabi Campus

    The faculty of New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute has voted to suspend the journalism school’s relationship with the university’s Abu Dhabi campus after two tenured professors who had been scheduled to teach there this year were denied entry into the United Arab Emirates.

In a letter to NYU’s president, Andrew Hamilton, earlier this month, 17 faculty members stated their support for the two professors—Mohamad Bazzi, an associate professor of journalism who was born in Lebanon, and Arang Keshavarzian, an associate professor of Middle Eastern studies who was born in Iran.  

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