‘This is an aligned professional and personal choice,’ Lara Sheehi says of move to terror-tied nation
George Washington University professor Lara Sheehi, who endorsed Hamas’s Oct. 7 assault on Israel as “armed resistance” and allegedly discriminated against Jewish students, is leaving the school to teach at a college in Hamas-friendly Qatar.
Sheehi announced her impending departure in an email to fellow members of George Washington University’s psychology program, calling the move to the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies “an aligned professional and personal choice,” according to the Algemeiner. Hamas keeps an office in the city, where the terror group’s leaders are known to live in luxury. That doesn’t appear to bother Sheehi, who in the wake of Oct. 7 shared posts to her Instagram account describing Hamas terrorists as “martyrs” and endorsing their “armed resistance.”
Sheehi’s decision to leave George Washington University at the end of the year comes as the school faces an ongoing federal investigation into the professor’s behavior. Sheehi’s Jewish students last year filed a Title VI complaint against the professor, alleging that Sheehi harassed them, encouraged others to demean them, and disciplined them for…