LETTERS

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March 9, 2017

Faculty Urges Zimmer to Accept CC's Invite to Discuss Free Speech

Dear President Zimmer,

We, the undersigned faculty, join the University of Chicago Advocacy Chapter of the AAUP in urging you to accept the invitation of the representatives of the College student body to attend a College Council meeting for a discussion on free speech.

Sincerely,

Denis Hirschfeldt, Professor, Mathematics
Bruce Lincoln, Caroline E. Haskell Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, History of Religions
Mark Bradley, Bernadotte E. Schmitt Distinguished Service Professor, History
William Tait, Professor Emeritus, Philosophy
Willemien Otten, Professor, Divinity School
Robert Bird, Associate Professor, Slavic Languages and Literatures/Cinema and Media Studies
Madhav Nori, Professor, Mathematics
James Lastra, Associate Professor, Cinema and Media Studies
Elizabeth Helsinger, John Matthews Manly Distinguished Service Professor (Emerita), English
Agnes Lugo-Ortiz, Associate Professor, Romance Languages and Literatures/Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
W. Clark Gilpin, Margaret E. Burton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Divinity School
Elaine Hadley, Professor, English
Janet Johnson, Morton D. Hull Distinguished Service Professor, Oriental Institute, Near Eastern Language and Civilizations
Michael Dawson, John D. MacArthur Professor, Political Science
Matthew Briones, Associate Professor, History
William Sites, Associate Professor, School of Social Service Administration
Gerald Rosenberg, Associate Professor, Political Science and Law
Faith Hillis, Assistant Professor, History
Cornell Fleischer, Kanuni Suleyman Professor, Ottoman and Modern Turkish Studies, History, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Salikoko S. Mufwene, Frank J. McLoraine Distinguished Service Professor, Linguistics
Christopher Taylor, Assistant Professor, English
Alida Bouris, Associate Professor, School of Social Service Administration
Jennifer Mosley, Associate Professor, School of Social Service Administration
Benjamin Morgan, Assistant Professor, English
Marshall Sahlins, Charles F. Grey Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Anthropology
Amy Dru Stanley, Associate Professor, History
Whitney Cox, Associate Professor, South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Alison James, Associate Professor, Romance Languages and Literatures
Ralph Austen, Professor Emeritus, History
Thomas C. Holt, James Westfall Thompson Professor, History
Julie Saville, Associate Professor, History
Matam Murthy, Professor Emeritus, Mathematics
Lisa Ruddick, Associate Professor, English
Michael Kremer, Mary R. Morton Professor, Philosophy
John McCormick, Professor, Political Science
Matthew Boyle, Professor, Philosophy
Sonali Thakkar, Assistant Professor, English
Christian Wedemeyer, Associate Professor, History of Religions 
Clifton Ragsdale, Professor, Neurobiology
Daniel Morgan, Associate Professor, Chair, Cinema and Media Studies
Miguel Martínez, Assistant Professor, Romance Languages and Literatures
Leora Auslander, Arthur and Joanne Rasmussen Professor, History
Lauren Berlant, George M. Pullman Distinguished Service Professor, English 
Na'ama Rokem, Associate Professor, Comparative Literature, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Daniel Brudney, Professor, Philosophy
John Woods, Professor, History/Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Lawrence Rothfield, Associate Professor, English/Comparative Literature
Barbara S. Kirschner, Professor Emerita, Pediatrics
Itamar Francez, Assistant Professor, Linguistics
William Schweiker, Edward L. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor of Theological Ethics, Divinity School
Karlos Arregi, Associate Professor, Linguistics
Demetra Kasimis, Assistant Professor, Political Science
Zachary Samalin, Assistant Professor, English
Julie Orlemanski, Assistant Professor, English
James Fernandez, Professor Emeritus, Anthropology
Callum Ross, Professor, Organismal Biology and Anatomy
Aaron Turkewitz, Professor, Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology
Travis A. Jackson, Associate Professor, Music
Cathy Cohen, David and Mary Winton Green Professor, Political Science 
Trevor Price, Professor, Ecology and Evolution
Richard Neer, William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor, Art History 
Petra Goedegebuure, Associate Professor, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Norma Field, Robert S. Ingersoll Distinguished Service Professor (Emerita), East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Lisa Wedeen, Mary R. Morton Professor, Political Science
Colleen Grogan, Professor, School of Social Service Administration
Patrick Jagoda, Associate Professor, English
Tyler Williams, Assistant Professor, South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Yali Amit, Professor, Statistics
Adrienne Brown, Assistant Professor, English 
Leah Feldman, Assistant Professor, Comparative Literature
Mario Santana, Associate Professor, Romance Languages and Literatures
Kristen Schilt, Associate Professor, Sociology 
Nicole Marwell, Associate Professor, School of Social Service Administration
Loren Kruger, Professor, Comparative Literature
Fred Donner, Professor, Oriental Institute, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Elizabeth Grove, Professor, Neurobiology
Martha Ward, Associate Professor, Art History
Alireza Doostdar, Assistant Professor, Divinity School
Howard Stein, Professor Emeritus, Philosophy
A. Holly Shissler, Associate Professor, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
W.J.T. Mitchell, Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor, English
Tara Zahra, Professor, History
Larissa Brewer-García, Assistant Professor, Romance Languages and Literatures
Anton Ford, Associate Professor, Philosophy
Kenneth Warren, Fairfax M. Cone Distinguished Service Professor, English
Allyson Nadia Field, Associate Professor, Cinema and Media Studies

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