Jennifer Parker
Columbia prof talks Mideast peace

American public discourse on the Palestinian-Israeli crisis has been stifled by a combination of strong beliefs and a lack of knowledge, said Rashid Khalidi ’70, […]

Sheikh talks jihad

The concept of jihad is often misinterpreted, with both cable-news pundits and terrorists using it to further their political and spiritual goals, said Omer Bajwa, […]

Goldstone discusses war crimes in Gaza

Justice Richard J. Goldstone, head of the United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict, received both warm support and vocal criticism during his […]

Yalies head to Copenhagen

Eighty members of the Yale community will travel to Copenhagen, Denmark, for the United Nations Conference on Climate Change, which started Monday and will end […]

Profs blog books, politics

Two Yale professors’ writing is bypassing traditional print media and going straight to the blogosphere. The Yale English department now has two bloggers-in-residence: Amy Hungerford […]

Prof pushes public option

When the leading democratic candidates in the 2008 presidential race adopted Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science Jacob S. Hacker’s GRD ’00 proposal for […]

The Abami’s Afterlife

The Abami (meaning “strange one” in Yoruba) had awoken from his slumber. Kaleta’s long, anxious wait for Fela Kuti, the creator of Afrobeat, was finally […]

Parker: Celebrating a man and his music

Seventy-one years ago today, in a small city in Nigeria, Fela Anikulapo Kuti was born. Few Americans have ever heard of Kuti or Afrobeat, the […]

Parker: Imperative, ignored reform

Health-insurance reform, a subset of health-care reform, has dominated the national agenda in recent months. Many constituencies have united in their criticism of the insurance […]

Students go behind the scenes on farm tours

Early Saturday morning, while most Yalies were catching up on their sleep, thirty students were picking ripe blueberries and learning about the local food movement. […]