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Peter Coclanis

Peter A. Coclanis is Albert R. Newsome Distinguished Professor of History and Director of the Global Research Institute at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

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In addition to my scholarly work, I often write for newspapers and magazines, including the WSJ, NYT, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Le Monde Diplomatique, Foreign Policy, CounterPunch, World Affairs, Prospect, NY Daily News, etc. I’m a native Chicagoan and have written on music for Living Blues, The Griot, CounterPunch, and Southern Cultures.

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