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Why did Yale turn down Juan Cole?



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David White has an excellent article out today giving the inside scoop on why Yale rejected Juan Cole.  Cole’s blog had some role in waking people up to poor methodology and a penchant for polemics, but it turns out that Yale’s thumbs down had a lot more to do with scholarship and the search committees’ process than Cole’s politics.



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