Karam Dana featured in Columns Magazine

Karam Dana

Columns Magazine has published an article that imagines what it would be like to take a course with each of the winners of the 2018 Distinguished Teaching Award. The article, What if your class schedule put you in a room with all of this year’s best teachers?, is written by IAS alum Quinn Russell Brown, and features IAS faculty member Karam Dana, one of this year’s winners:

Professor Dana has a booming presence. He knows everybody’s name and he calls on you even if you don’t raise your hand. Today we’re talking about migration. Professor Dana asks each of us to think about what it’s like for us when we cross a border—what advantages and disadvantages come with our identities? “Hell, I’m Palestinian,” he says. “I have a very complicated relationship with borders.”