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George Balgobin ’00

George, a sociology Ph.D. student at Northwestern, where he also earned a law degree, died Jan. 30, 2019.

A passionate defender of human rights, and a lover of music and cooking, George had been writing a dissertation that blended ideas about criminal law with political socialization theory. “As a searcher for those ideas and truths that substantiate personal values,” loved ones wrote, “George had an open mind and heart and was always willing to re-examine his beliefs in the light of life experiences.”

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