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The Blue & Gray Press | May 22, 2018

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Surupa Gupta

Professors’ political opinions: helpful or hurtful?

April 5, 2017 |


Moderation is the key to everything. Having a conscious filter regarding your words and their implications is important, especially for educators. Professors have the academic freedom to voice their beliefs in class, including political ideologies, but at the same time these expressed opinions should be self-monitored and used only to enhance classroom learning. Read More

Muslim professor at UMW feels direct affects of Trump’s travel ban, tells his story

February 16, 2017 |


In January, when Professor Mehdi Aminrazavi marched with hundreds of thousands of women, men and children on Washington, he had no idea that just six days later things would get much worse for his family and him. The spirit of resistance from the momentous march dissolved into utter silence for Aminrazavi, as the Muslim ban was met with quiet complacency on the campus front.Read More

Professor Profile: Surupa Gupta

November 13, 2013 |

Professor Surupa Gupta is a professor in the department of political science and international affairs. She was featured in the Honorable Mentions section in last week’s edition of the Bullet for her speech at the Transatlantic Academy of the German Marshall Fund of the United States.Read More

Honorable Mentions

September 25, 2013 |

professor of political science and director of the University of Mary Washington’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, gave a lecture at the Norwegian Washington Seminar in Washington D.C. entitled, “The State of American Politics: Obama Faces Syria, the Federal Budgets and Congress.” Farnsworth was also interviewed by a variety of news outlets about the ongoing race for governor. Farnsworth, co-authored two opinion columns, “Arabic Media’s View of Obama,” published in Politico, and “Fox News: Tougher on Obama than Hezbollah’s TV news,” published in the Daily Kos.

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