Petition to Support Professor David Correia

Please consider signing the petition to support Professor David Correia and defend academic freedom.

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Editor’s note:This petition, written by graduate students Rachel Levitt ( and Nick Estes  ( of the American Studies Department at the University of New Mexico, is being circulated in support of Professor David Correia. They ask that you Sign the petition at


Robert G. Frank, President

University of New Mexico

Scholes Hall Suite 144

One University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131-0001

Dear President Frank and the UNM Board of Regents,

We, the students, faculty, staff, and alumni from the University of New Mexico (UNM) and colleagues from around the world, would like to express our support for Associate Professor of American Studies Dr. David Correia. He was arrested June 2, 2014 with 12 others at the City of Albuquerque Office of the Mayor, participating in a community action against rampant police violence. While others arrested were charged with criminal trespass, Dr. Correia…

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