On Nov. 2, John K. Roth, the Edward J. Sexton Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at CMC, received the Holocaust Educational Foundation’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Holocaust Studies and Research.
Making the presentation at the Foundation’s 2012 Lessons and Legacies Conference at Northwestern University was CMC professor (and Roth’s longtime colleague) Jonathan Petropoulos, the John V. Croul Professor of European History at CMC.
In his introductory remarks, Petropoulos said that long ago he decided that Roth was “the prophet of my religion-in-progress.”
The Washington Post’s Nov. 27, 2012 story on Mexico’s drug war quoted CMC’s Roderic Camp, the Philip M. McKenna Professor of the Pacific Rim. The piece, Mexico’s drug war is at a stalemate as Calderon’s presidency ends, quotes Camp–– an expert on the Mexican military–– on page 3 of the online story: