AAUP President on Academic Freedom

An article by Cary Nelson, the national president of the American Association of University Publishers (AAUP), appeared today in Inside Higher Ed.

Nelson offers his view on the controversy surrounding Neve Gordon’s Los Angeles Times op-ed, in which Gordon, author of Israel’s Occupation, endorsed a boycott of Israel. Gordon’s article, and the responding LA Times op-ed by Rivka Carmi, the president of Ben-Gurion University, where Gordon teaches, have sparked international debate about what constitutes academic freedom. To read Cary Nelson’s article, visit Inside Higher Ed.