Category: Profiles

One last interview with Dean Michael Elliott

Content warning: this article contains mention of suicide.  Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Michael Elliott. Courtesy of Emory University Michael Elliott’s office isn’t what I expected it to be. The desk didn’t have an engraved, golden name plate; the walls had no awards or degrees. We sat at a small roundtable where [...]

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Sa’ed Atshan, first Palestinian professor tenured at Emory, brings radical humanization to the classroom

“The students give me life. I am truly blessed to be here and do my work,” Associate Professor of Anthropology Sa’ed Atshan remarked when asked about his experience at Emory.  In January 2022, Emory University celebrated the tenure of Associate Professor of Anthropology Sa’ed Atshan, the first Palestinian professor to be tenured in University history. [...]

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