Category: Betty Anderson

American woman jailed for ‘insulting’ United Arab Emirates

Christian Science Monitor Betty Anderson, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies An American woman is being held by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for allegedly insulting the country and its leaders… Expert quote: “There has to be more to this story. This is an unusual situation.” View full article

Institutional knowledge in Lebanon

Boston Globe (subscription required) Betty Anderson, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies The American University of Beirut used to tally its influence by the number of its alumni among the region’s monarchs, presidents, and prime ministers. Expert quote: “You still have academic freedom at AUB. There are red lines you can’t cross, […]

‘The American University of Beirut: Arab Nationalism and Liberal Education’

Jordan Times Betty Anderson, College of Arts & Sciences Some reviewers have called this book the definitive study of the American University of Beirut (AUB), but author Betty Anderson, associate professor of Middle East History at Boston University, writes more modestly that hers is “a history of AUB and only one of many stories that […]