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Professor discusses his new book, conflict between history and science

(11/05/18 5:46am)

Alex Rosenberg, R. Taylor Cole professor of philosophy, recently wrote a new book called "How History Gets Things Wrong: The Neuroscience of Our Addiction to Stories." Rosenberg spoke with The Chronicle to reflect on his book and a wide variety of other subjects ranging from the greatest threat to humanity to Rosenberg’s teenage self. The interview has been edited for length and clarity.

Greg Jones discusses resuming the Divinity School's deanship, addressing controversy

(10/26/18 4:20am)

L. Gregory Jones, dean of the Divinity School, resumed office in August 2018 after Elaine Heath unexpectedly stepped down. Greg Jones previously served as the dean from 1997 to 2010. Jones spoke with the Chronicle to reflect on what convinced him to come back to Duke, his goals for the next few years and what he hopes to do to address complaints about the treatment of LGBTQ+ and African American students that intensified during Heath’s tenure. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.