Goodbye from The Public Intellectual
August 19, 2012 – 2:43 pm | 3 Comments

The Public Intellectual has been for us a fascinating experiment in bringing academic work to a general audience. We are very proud of the writing that has appeared on the site. We have been heartened by the support of our readers and the generosity of the writers who have worked with us since our launch last year. We have decided, however, that the project should end.

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Jamaicans targeted for deportation
May 2, 2011 – 12:04 am | 2 Comments
Jamaicans targeted for deportation

Why are Jamaicans hit disproportionately hard by deportation from the U.S.? Sociologist Tanya Golash-Boza looks into this issue, reporting from Jamaica. Tanya is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and American Studies at the University of Kansas. The stories in this article are part of a larger project where Tanya interviewed over 150 deportees in Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and Brazil.