Read “The climate crisis in Cyprus” in The Cyprus Files

In the mid-2000s, Cyprus had its worst drought in 900 years. As global temperatures rise, the island will face a climate crisis of great magnitude.

Learn more about the climate crisis in Cyprus in this week’s edition of The Cyprus Files, featuring former Fulbright fellow Nikolas Michael on the climate group “Avli” and their vital work on the island.

Thanks for reading!

Read “Michael P. Branch on his new book, ‘On the Trail of the Jackalope'” in The Usonian

This week in The Usonian, I’m excited to present a fascinating interview with the always eloquent Michael P. Branch on his new humor-filled travelogue, “On the Trail of the Jackalope”—featuring an astounding medical mystery regarding real-life horned rabbits in nature—and how their discovery led to the HPV vaccine.

Read the interview here. Thanks for reading!

Read “The enduring influence of Edmund Keeley” in The Usonian

This week in The Usonian, a tribute to the life of Edmund Keeley, whose long literary and academic career helped create the field of Hellenic Studies at Princeton and the United States. As an alumnus of the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies who writes about the greater Hellenic world, I am proud to have been a part of the community he fostered.

Read the newsletter issue here.