Last October, Yale lecturer Erika Christakis sent an email questioning whether university administrators should advise students on what Halloween costumes to wear. It resulted in protests on campus and a heated debate around the country.
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- Rajiv Chandrasekaran Senior Correspondent and Associate Editor at The Washington Post
- Catharin Dalpino Brookings Institution (no longer at Brookings - try Georgetown University, political science department)
- Marvin Ott professor, national security strategy, National War College; visiting research scholar at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.
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