Tonight, I watched Lifetime Channel’s version of the Amanda Knox conviction. As an international educator, I felt I needed to watch this movie. As a journalist, I have tried to keep my opinion out of my writing. I have tried to instead focus on what this case has meant for study abroad. For study abroad, […]
Coming up on Melibee Global:
* Part 2 of Carrie Wagner’s interview. Carrie is the author of Village Wisdom. (Here is part 1 for those who haven’t seen it yet.)
* Commentary on the Amanda Knox case. A controversial movie about the case will air on Monday, February 21st on Lifetime channel in the US. It will also be followed by a documentary about the case. I’ll once again explore how this impacts study abroad.
Lifetime channel in the US will be airing the Amanda Knox movie on February 21st. Needless to say, her parents, as well as the parents of the young British woman who was murdered, Meredith Kercher, are quite upset about this film being released. I have written about this case as both young women were in […]
Today’s posting is an interview with Steve Moore, retired FBI agent and past Deputy Director of Public Safety at Pepperdine University. (This interview was done via skype – thank goodness for technology!)
With Ms. Knox’s appeal scheduled for Wednesday, I again began to think about the implications of her arrest and conviction on study abroad program administration. I recently posed the following question to colleagues in the field: “How many of your institutions (US, non-US) made policy or process changes as a result of the Knox case?”