Princeton's Mysterious Suicide Scandal: Why Was Antonio Calvo Fired?

Maureen O'Connor · 04/23/11 12:15PM

On Thursday we reported the death of Princeton lecturer Antonio Calvo, who committed suicide in the midst of a complicated game of academic politics. In the last 48 hours, articles in the New York Times and international media outlets have pushed campus conspiracy theories to a fever pitch. But we still have no real answer as to why the popular Spanish teacher lost his job—and why he chose to take his life.