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Southeast Professor Awarded $147k NEH Grant for Digital Humanities Project

Southeast Missouri State University Professor Christopher Rieger was awarded a $147,673 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Dr. Rieger, a professor of English and director of the Center for Faulkner Studies, was awarded the grant for a project titled Teaching and Learning William Faulkner in the Digital Age. Rieger will co-direct the digital humanities project with Dr. Johannes Burgers, a professor at Ashoka University in India. Worthy Martin, an associate professor of computer science at the University of Virginia, will serve as the director of technology for the NEH-funded initiative.

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Butler professor charged with multiple counts of child porn possession

INDIANAPOLIS — A Butler University professor is out of a job after being charged with multiple felony child pornography crimes. According to a letter to students, staff and faculty, police arrested 51-year-old Tiberiu Popa Friday afternoon. On Tuesday, he was formally charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography. Prosecutors accuse Popa of possessing sexual images of a child younger than 12.

Butler professor arrested on 10 counts of child porn

INDIANAPOLIS — A former Butler University professor claims he was “repulsed” by the images of child pornography that he eventually admitted to viewing. According to police, the professor said he sought out the illicit material when he was tired and depressed, commenting on having a “curiosity” toward it. Police have charged Tiberiu Popa with 10 […]
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Ferris professor suspended over viral video sues school, seeks return

A Ferris State University professor suspended after an expletive-laden course video this month went viral is suing to be reinstated, alleging school officials violated his constitutional rights and acted in retaliation. Barry Mehler's clip depicted his "well-known and celebrated provocative style and included criticism of the University’s COVID-19 policy along...

Former Butler University professor arrested on child pornography charges

Tiberiu Popa, a former associate professor of philosophy, has been arrested for child pornography. On Jan. 27, Butler University sent an email to students, faculty and staff announcing that former professor Tiberiu Popa had been arrested on multiple felony charges related to child pornography. Popa was an associate professor of philosophy at Butler and is no longer working at the university.

Butler University professor fired after being charged for child porn

INDIANAPOLIS (WIBC) — Butler University has informed students through its campus updates that a professor has been fired after he was arrested on charges of child pornography. Tiberiu Popa, 52, a former philosophy professor, is facing 10 counts of child pornography. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department arrested him Friday after...

Butler University professor charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography

A former Butler University professor has been arrested and charged with several counts of child pornography possession after an investigation revealed he had uploaded several abusive images to the internet, according to an arrest affidavit. Tiberiu Popa, a philosophy professor and chairperson for the Philosophy and Religious Studies Department, was...