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Faculty In the Press
- Why This Persian New Year Is Different, by Porochista Khakpour appeared in CNN on 03-20-2017
- Greece Needs a New Growth Model, Says Economy Minister Dimitri Papadimitriou appeared in Athens News Agency – Macedonian Press Agency on 03-19-2017
- Why Arendt Matters: Roger Berkowitz Revisits The Origins of Totalitarianism appeared in Los Angeles Review of Books on 03-18-2017
- Ian Buruma on How the Dutch Stopped Being Decent and Dull appeared in New York Times on 03-15-2017
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Myra Young Armstead
Myra Young Armstead is Lyford Paterson Edwards and Helen Gray Edwards Professor of Historical Studies. She specializes in U.S. social history, with emphasis on urban and African American history. Armstead is the recipient of Danforth-Compton, Josephine de Kármán, University of Chicago Trustees, and New York State African-American Research Institute fellowships; and the Frederick Douglass Award from the Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History (Sullivan County, New York, chapter).