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Brett Cohen

Executive Director of Campus Affairs

StandWithUs

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StandWithUs

1907 E Highland Dr.

Seattle, Washington 98112

United States

Company Description

StandWithUs is an international, non-profit organization. We believe that education is the road to peace. StandWithUs is dedicated to informing the public about Israel and to combating the extremism and anti-Semitism that often distorts the issues. We bel ... more

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Background Information

Education

degrees

Political Science , International Studies and Anthropology

Loyola University Chicago

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"In a highly politicized Middle East ...

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"In a highly politicized Middle East studies department, professors report they feel intimidated and afraid," said Brett Cohen, executive director of campus affairs for StandWithUs.

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Indeed, documented reports of students complaining about anti-Israel bias in the classroom have dropped markedly in the last two years, according to Cohen of StandWithUs. He attributes that in part to self-selection: Students who don't want an earful of anti-Zionist rhetoric simply avoid classes taught by professors known to harbor those views.
Cohen of StandWithUs believes most professors, even those with critical views of Israel, hold the classroom "as a sacred space, thankfully, and at least address bias where it's perceived, outside of a few radicals."


Faculty and BDS - Campus Watch

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"They help sustain and feed support for the campus movement in a way that would impossible without them," noted Max Samarov, a senior researcher, and Brett Cohen, director of campus affairs for StandWithUs.


StandWithUs Campus ยป Meet the Staff

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Brett Cohen National Campus Program Director BrettC@standwithus.com Brett Cohen is the National Campus Program Director for StandWithUs. Based in Chicago, Brett oversees StandWithUs programming around the country, supervises staff, designs innovative new campaigns for campus, and serves as a mentor and resource for students and professionals dealing with anti-Israel problems on campus. A native of the South Side of Chicago, Brett graduated from Loyola University Chicago in 2008 with degrees in Political Science, International Studies, and Anthropology. He has also been a long time campaigner for LGBT rights, pioneering marriage equality in Illinois by marrying his husband in 2012. At StandWithUs, Brett seeks to build bridges between different activist communities.


Max Samarov and Brett Cohen ...

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Max Samarov and Brett Cohen of StandWithUs summarize the perception: "BDS is a serious threat on many of the nation's largest and most prestigious universities because it is turning the political opinions of many student leaders against Israel, and deepening divides between Jews and other minority groups.


"The outright harassment and intimidation ...

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"The outright harassment and intimidation of pro-Israel students is commonplace wherever BDS rears its hateful head," said Brett Cohen, National Campus Program Director for the pro-Israel group StandWithUs.

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