Lee Harris

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State Rep Talks Asian American Studies

State Representative Theresa Mah was elected in 2016 as Illinois’ first Asian-American legislator, and holds her doctorate in history from the University of Chicago (PhD ‘99).

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January 23, 2017

U of C Crime Lab Report Says Surge in Violence Last Year "Remains a Puzzle"

Many typical candidates to explain spikes in gun violence, including weather, city spending on social services, and public school funding, remained stable in 2016.

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January 19, 2017

At IOP Event, NYT Columnist Talks Political Parties, Russian Hacking, and the "Golden Rule"

On Russian hacking, Thomas Friedman said there are "no judges, no courts, no 1-800-please-stop-Putin-from-hacking-my-election."

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January 15, 2017

After Taking Heat at Harvard Event, CNN President to Speak at IOP

Jeff Zucker was criticized at Harvard for his network's coverage of Trump.

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January 12, 2017

Twenty-Two Law Professors Sign Letter Opposing Trump Attorney General Pick Jeff Sessions

The letter urges the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject his nomination for Attorney General.

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January 10, 2017

University Community Commemorates MLK

On Monday evening, a leading advocate against injustice in the criminal justice system delivered the keynote address during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at Rockefeller Chapel.

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January 10, 2017

At IOP Event, Trump's Press Secretary Says It Is "Insulting" To Question His Boss's "Desire To Be Truthful"

One protester briefly interrupted the event; administrators had tried to preempt disruptions.

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January 5, 2017

"The Circus" Comes to the IOP

The producer of Showtime's election documentary, "The Circus," discussed the importance of giving voters a behind the scenes look of the candidates.

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November 28, 2016

Race and Capitalism Panel

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Nov. 22, 2016

Professors Discuss the Intersection of Race and Capitalism

The discussion examined how capitalism has influenced race relations throughout history, policy, and art.

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November 21, 2016