Columnist

James Carroll

Carroll is Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence at Suffolk University, holder of the 2011 Alonzo L. McDonald Family Chair at Emory University, and a columnist for the Globe. He is author of ten novels and six works of non-fiction, including “Jerusalem, Jerusalem: How the Ancient City Ignited Our Modern World.”

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James Carroll

Sexual assault and a culture unmoored

By James Carroll ,

Why are the bureaucracies of academia so inept when it comes to keeping students safe?

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On foreign policy, Obama is succeeding

By James Carroll , Globe Columnist

The elimination of Syria’s chemical arsenal advances Obama’s anti-proliferation movement.

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Religious extremism: The answer is more religion

By James Carroll , Globe Columnist

The killer God is back, and not just in Iraq. Religion is the antidote.

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GOP wants certainty that doesn’t exist

By James Carroll , Globe Columnist

Lost in the Washington back-and-forth will be a basic facet of the human condition.