Dr. Jeffrey Sachs

Instructor

Office: BAC 451
Phone: 902-585-1924
Email: jeffrey.sachs@acadiau.ca

Office Hours: Monday 1:00-3:00pm, Wednesday 10:00am-12:00pm via TEAMS

Education

Ph.D. (McGill), M.A. (U of Chicago), B.A. Hons (Rochester)

Research/Teaching Interests

  • Judicial Politics
  • Authoritarianism
  • Politics of the Middle East and Africa
  • Islam and Politics  

Teaching (2021-22)

  • POLS 1303 B1:Law, Politics, & Government
  • POLS 3073: Int'l Relations: Middle East
  • POLS 4393: Theory & Approaches in Comparative Politics
Sachs

Selected Publications

Journal Articles
Sachs, Jeffrey Adam. "Seeing Like an Islamic State: Shari ‘a and Political Power in Sudan." Law & Society Review 52, no. 3 (2018): 630-651.

Moustafa, Tamir, and Jeffrey Adam Sachs. "Law and Society Review Special Issue Introduction: Islamic Law, Society, and the State." Law & Society Review 52, no. 3 (2018): 560-573.

Sachs, Jeffrey Adam. "“Native Courts” and the Limits of the Law in Colonial Sudan: Ambiguity as Strategy." Law & Social Inquiry 38, no. 4 (2013): 973-992.

Chapters
Sachs, Jeffrey Adam.  2021. “Law and Politics during the Egyptian Revolution,” in The Routledge Handbook on Egyptian Politics, eds. Tamir Moustafa, et. al., New York: Routledge Press.

Sachs, Jeffrey Adam.  2021. “Academic Free Speech in Canada: Recent Trends and Possible Futures,” in Dilemmas of Free Expression, ed. Emmett MacFarlane, Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Opinion-Editorials
"Free Speech and Viewpoint Diversity at UNC: Some Thoughts on a New Report" in Heterodox Academy, April 2020.

 
 
Do Universities Have a Self-Censorship Problem?, Washington Post (Monkey Cage), April 2019.
 
The "Campus Free Speech Crisis" Ended Last Year, Niskanen Center, January 2019.
 
 
 
The ‘Campus Free Speech Crisis’ is a Myth. Here are the Facts, Washington Post (Monkey Cage), March 2018. 
 

The US Faculty Termination for Political Speech Dataset (2000-2020)