(Inside Higher Ed) Brookdale Community College is investigating a professor of sociology who cursed at a conservative student.
The incident, which was captured on video by a second student and has since been shared online, happened last week during a class on intercultural communication.
The context of the discussion is unclear from the video. But Howard Finkelstein, the professor, can be heard asking the student, “Did you really take the time to think about how that might impact [inaudible]?”
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When a student asks if Finkelstein wants a real-life example of the topic, the professor says, “No, I'm asking you. F**k your life.”