Wednesday, September 1, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.,
Online Workshop (Zoom)

TLC Credit: Traditional 

Click to access the Zoom Room to attend this workshop. 

Panelists include: Dr. Teresa Marshall, Professor in the Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry at the University of Iowa and President of the University of Iowa’s Faculty Senate and Council; Dr. Chelsea Blackburn Cohen, Senior Program Officer for North America at the Scholars at Risk Network; and Dr. Julie Schmid, Executive Director of the American Association of University Professors

The 2021 Iowa in the World Community series seeks to expand the campus and broader public understanding about international human rights standards related to pressing challenges we face in the United States, the State of Iowa, at the university, and/or within our local community.

The Academic Freedom panel discussion will explore the scope and definition of academic freedom as a human rights concern, and engage with recent challenges to academic freedom on our campus, around the country and around the world. Attendees will be invited to submit questions during the webinar. 

How to watch: Join any of the above webinars at the following link: All webinars are free and open to all. No need to register in advance of the webinar

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Erika Christiansen in advance at (319) 335-3900 or