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August 26, 2014

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Christian h.

Signed:

Christian Haesemeyer
Professor of Mathematics
UCLA

Paulo Faria

Signed:

Paulo Faria
Professor of Philosophy
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Brazil

Ophelia Deroy

Signed
Ophelia Deroy
Researcher
School of Advanced Study, University of London
UK

Brenda J Buck

Signed
Brenda J Buck
Professor
Department of Geoscience
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Rob Wallace

Signed
Robert G. Wallace
Visiting Scholar
Institute for Global Studies
University of Minnesota

Olivier Fouquet

Signed
Olivier Fouquet
Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics
Université Paris-Sud

David Steinsaltz

Signed:
David Steinsaltz
Associate Professor of Statistics
University of Oxford

Charles Lane

Signed:
Charles Lane
Professor of Physics
Drexel University

Omar M. Ramahi

Signed:
Omar M. Ramahi
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Troy Shinbrot

Troy Shinbrot
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Rutgers University
Piscataway, NJ, USA

Laurence Romsted

Academic freedom and free speech must be vigirously defended. Chancellor Wise and the UIUC should reverse their decision and hire Steven Salaita. Lawrence Romsted, Professor of Chemistry, Rutgers University.

Sean Carroll

Signed:
Sean Carroll
Senior Research Associate
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA

Stuart A. Newman

Signed:
Stuart A. Newman
Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY

Pankaj Mehta

Pankaj Mehta
Assistant Professor
Boston University
Boston MA

Craig Larson

Signed:
Craig Larson
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Virginia Commonwealth University

Paul Elbourne

Paul Elbourne
Professor of Semantics
Department of Linguistics
Queen Mary, University of London

Samir Okasha, Department of Philosophy, University of Bristol

Signed

Ivar Ekeland, FRSC

Ivar Ekeland, FRSC
Professor of Mathematics
University of British Columbia

Cliff Ragsdale

Signed,
Cliff Ragsdale
Department of Neurobiology
University of Chicago

Tony Guttmann

Happy to sign. This is disgraceful behaviour by the Chancellor.
Tony Guttmann
Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics,
The University of Melbourne

Victoria Scowcroft

Victoria Scowcroft,
Postdoc,
Carnegie Institute for Science

Sahotra Sarkar

Signed,
Sahotra Sarkar,
Department of Integrative Biology,
University of Chicago.

John Protevi

I am posting this on behalf of

Sergio Caracciolo
Professor of Physics
Università di Milano
http://pcteserver.mi.infn.it/~caraccio/index.html

Christopher Rose

Signed,
Christopher Rose
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Rutgers University

Tara Smith

Signed,
Tara C Smith
Associate Professor
College of Public Health
Kent State University

K.-Michael Aye

Signed,
K.-Michael Aye
Earth, Planetary and Space Science
UCLA

Sudhir Paul

Signing in support of academic freedom and in opposition to politically motivated interference by bureaucrats.

Sudhir Paul
Professor
Department of Pathology
University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston

Ray Gedaly

Signed:
Ray H. Gedaly
Principal Geophysicist
Houston, Texas

Desmond Smith, Professor, Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

Signed,

Patrick Wintrode

Signed,
Patrick L. Wintrode
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Maryland

Roger Albin

Signed,
Roger L. Albin, MD
Anne B. Young Collegiate Professor of Neurology,
University of Michigan

Krishna Rao

Signed,
A. Krishna Rao, M.D.
Clinical Lecturer
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School

Wei Ji Ma

Signed,
Wei Ji Ma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Center for Neural Science and Department of Psychology
New York University

David Ozonoff

David Ozonoff, MD, MPH
Professor of Environmental Health
Boston University School of Public Health

Stephen Siegel

Stephen F. Siegel
Associate Professor of Computer Science
University of Delaware

Garrison Cottrell

Signed,
Garrison W. Cottrell
Computer Science and Engineering
UCSD

Gordon Williams

Signed,
Gordon I. Williams
Associate Professor of Mathematics
University of Alaska Fairbanks

Govind Menon

The retraction of a tenure offer to Steven Sailata on the basis of "uncivil speech" infringes on his first amendment rights to free speech and violates the AAUP guidelines on freedom of speech.

Further, the violation of standard hiring practices based on a technicality, have brought disrepute to the University of Illinois.

Govind Menon,
Professor,
Division of Applied Mathematics,
Brown University

John Protevi

Posting on behalf of

Susan Carey
Henry A. Morss Jr. and Elizabeth W. Morss Professor of Psychology
Harvard University

brett stevens

Signed:

Brett Stevens
Professor of Mathematics
Carleton University

Dave Spiegel

Signed:
Dave Spiegel
Astrophysicist, Institute for Advanced Study

John Protevi

Posted on behalf of:

Frank B. Cannonito
Professor of Mathematics
University of California, Irvine

Derek Dreyer

Signed,

Derek Dreyer
Tenured Faculty
Max Planck Institute for Software Systems (MPI-SWS)
Saarbruecken, Germany

Peter C. Kahn

Signed
Peter C. Kahn
Professor of Biochemistry
Department of Biochemistry & Microbiology
Rutgers Unibersity
New Brunswick, NJ

Morton Brussel, Professor Emeritus of physics, UIUC

I am gratified that scientists and engineers, globally, have seen fit to protest the University of Illinois' actions on the Salaita affair. Unfortunately, many here at UIUC, particularly faculty from STEM departments, wish to preserve Chancellor Wise from deserved reprimand, and so have signed sttements supporting her, while finessing/ignoring the actual reasons for Salaita's "firing".

harold nations

Signed
Harold L. Nations
Prof. of Astronomy
College of Southern Nevada

I think Prof. Salaita is actually a complete ass. But as long as he's a competent complete ass, the action to rescind is offer is intolerable and should be reversed.

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