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Threats to academic freedom, aristocort online review including being fired, aristocort online review surround pro-Palestinian college professors Brooklyn College spokesman said Kristofer Petersen-Overton was fired for not having a Ph.D.  Kristofer Petersen-Overton, aristocort online review a political science doctoral student at the CUNY Graduate Center, aristocort online review has been fired from his position as an adjunct professor at Brooklyn College one week before his course on Middle East politics was slated to begin. http://desertpeace.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/kris1.jpg                                                                                                                                         The case was taken up by the Brooklyn College administration after a student enrolled in his course raised concerns that Mr. Aristocort online review Petersen-Overton’s alleged pro-Palestinian bias would prevent him from conducting a balanced seminar. Aristocort online review The student expressed these concerns with the political science department but agreed not to pursue further action until after the course actually began. Aristocort online review However, aristocort online review this student contacted state Assemblyman Dov Hikind, aristocort online review (who is Jewish), aristocort online review who then subsequently characterized Mr. Aristocort online review Petersen-Overton as a “pro-suicide bomber” in a letter to the college President. In a response sent to Hamodia newspaper on Wednesday, aristocort online review Mr. Aristocort online review Petersen-Overton expressed concerns “that a state official would denounce my work so strongly without, aristocort online review apparently, aristocort online review having offered it more than a cursory reading. Aristocort online review [Hikind’s] press release … is slander pure and simple.” Mr. Aristocort online review Petersen-Overton emphasized that his work has little to do with suicide bombers and that Mr. Aristocort online review Hikind deliberately twisted his conclusions to make it appear otherwise. “I was not contacted by Brooklyn College administration at any time during their decision-making process. Aristocort online review This politically motivated action undermines CUNY’s longstanding legacy as a stalwart defender of academic freedom, aristocort online review” Mr. Aristocort online review Petersen-Overton said. The allegations against Mr. Aristocort online review Petersen-Overton center on time he spent in the Gaza Strip working for the Palestinian Center for Human Rights and on an unpublished scholarly paper that analyzes the symbolic place of martyrdom in Palestinian nationalism. Aristocort online review Petersen-Overton’s detractors also took issue with the fact that, aristocort online review according to his personal website, aristocort online review he still maintains “close contact” with the Palestinian activist community. Mr. Aristocort online review Petersen-Overton’s academic work deals broadly with issues of identity formation in Israel and Palestine.