SAR in the Press

The following includes select interviews, articles, and op-eds by or about Scholars at Risk and its network.

Fighting to Protect—and Define—Academic Freedom
A piece by SAR Executive Director Robert Quinn for the American Association of University Professors. Despite the leading work of the AAUP, academic freedom is not well respected, or even understood, in much of the United States and globally. This

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How university leaders can support student expression
A piece by former SAR Program Assistant Annabelle Wilmott for University World News. Amaya Eva Coppens, a medical student at the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua in León, is scheduled to stand trial in February under criminal charges. She is

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Why Scholars at Risk has opened a US section
A piece by SAR’s Executive Director Robert Quinn for Times Higher Education. Extending its work protecting threatened scholars and promoting academic freedom to more institutions in the United States, the international Scholars at Risk network has established a new US

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