twitterMark Kukis, Ph.D., is currently an assistant professor of social sciences at the Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute, where he joined the founding faculty in 2015.  As a graduate student Kukis studied U.S. history and international relations at Boston University.  Before that he spent a decade as a journalist, including three years covering the war in Iraq for Time.  Kukis has also written for Aeon, the New Republic and Salon.  He is the author, most recently, of Voices from Iraq. To contact, please email mark(at)