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Audio: Georgetown Professor Joshua Mitchell on starting a private university in Iraq

Joshua Mitchell: Starting a Private University in Iraq

On leave from the government department of Georgetown University, Joshua Mitchell, acting chancellor of the American University of Iraq at Sulaimani, talks about the challenges of starting a private university in a country damaged by years of war. He also shares the special pitch he gives prospective faculty members.

Photo of the American University of Iraq at Sulaimani

Photo of the American University of Iraq at Sulaimani

(From the Chronicle of Higher Education HT: George Shambaugh)

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Anthony Clark Arend is Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University and the Director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service in the Walsh School of Foreign Service.

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