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Category: Faculty Impact, General News

Title: 7 things you didn’t know about McCourt’s new faculty 

Dan Honig

The last non-academic book I read, which means I actually read it, is Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin, which I thought was fantastic.

Dr. Dan Honig
Dan Kelemen

Although I had many great professors and mentors, probably the biggest influence was my father. He lived under many political systems, in different countries, survived the Holocaust and was a refugee from communism. He really gave me my passion for comparative politics.

Dr. Dan Kelemen
Michael Strain

I think students can expect to be challenged and to have their views challenged a lot, to learn a lot and to walk away from class having a good understanding of the material we covered.

Dr. Michael Strain
Wouter van Acker

Imposter syndrome is a real thing. Almost everyone has it, so don’t worry about it too much. And you’re probably under-salting your pasta water.

Dr. Wouter van Acker
Tiago Ventura

I was born in the north of Brazil, but I moved to Rio to start my graduate studies, and I loved it there.

Dr. Tiago Ventura
Ioannis Ziogas

You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take, which basically means, whatever your dreams may be, go after them. No matter how unattainable they may seem at the beginning.

Dr. Ioannis Ziogas