By Kenneth Best
UConn philosophy professor Lewis R. Gordon will serve as the Nelson Mandela Visiting Professor in the Department of Politics & International Relations at Rhodes University in South Africa during the fall semesters of 2014 and 2015.
The Nelson Mandela Visiting Professorship brings world renowned scholars to Rhodes University to teach a graduate course in each year of their appointment and also give seminars and public lectures. The first Nelson Mandela Visiting Professor was Amitav Acharya, professor of international relations at American University in Washington, D.C. and UNESCO Chair in Transnational Challenges and Governance. More…