Internet Rips Professor Who Canceled Exams For Students To Join Anti-Israel Protest

By Bo Beard | May 1, 2024

The university's response

Sarah Rebecca Kessler, an assistant professor at USC's English department, made headlines by forgoing final exams for her students and recommending their involvement in an anti-Israel Gaza camp protest on campus.

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The controversial move was brought to public attention through an email, shared by The Post Millennial, in which Kessler criticized the university's response to the protest and showed support for the protesters.

USC professor Sarah Kessler

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USC professor Sarah Kessler advocates for student participation in Gaza camp protest: Kessler's email expressed her disapproval of the university's decision to involve the LAPD in shutting down the protest, leading to the arrest of 93 individuals, predominantly USC students and faculty members.