In line with its value of civic engagement, Elon University developed the Elon University Writers Syndicate to provide newspapers with guest columns authored by experts in their fields on topics of interest to residents of North Carolina and beyond.
The syndicate is managed by the Elon University News Bureau in coordination with faculty contributors.
Viewpoints shared by this syndicate are those of the authors and not of Elon University.
Religious Studies Professor Jeffrey Pugh writes about the impact of experiencing a naturalization ceremony at the home of Thomas Jefferson on the nation's birthday
English Professor Rosemary Haskell writes about her fascination with the Dunkirk evacuation during World War II, which saw her father among those who were rescued.
Tom Nelson, associate professor of communications, recently published a column in regional newspapers about the impact of "alternative facts" on journalism.
Elon University School of Law Dean Luke Bierman recently published a column in regional newspapers about how America can regain its manners.
Elon Law Dean Luke Bierman recently published a column in regional newspapers about the need for innovation in American legal education.
Newspapers in North Carolina and South Carolina recently featured a column by Mat Gendle, professor of psychology, offering a different take on the popular holiday tune, "Do they know it's Christmas?"
The Burlington Times-News and The Huffington Post recently featured a guest column by Anthony Hatcher, associate professor of communications, who writes about the lessons learned from students who disagree without being disagreeable.