Humanities Institute Lecture: Richard Kahlenberg "Should Affirmative Action Be Based on Race or Class?"

Tuesday, March 8, 2011
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Pitzer - Benson Auditorium
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Scripps - Humanities Institute
Scripps Humanities Institute

“Should Affirmative Action Be Based on Race or Class?”
Richard Kahlenberg
Senior Fellow
The Century Foundation

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 4:15 p.m.
LOCATION CHANGE  - now in Benson Auditorium, Pitzer College

Co-sponsored with the Monroe Center for Social Inquiry at Pitzer College
Scripps College Humanities Institute Spring 2011 Series - "The Future of Higher Education: Gender, Geography, and the Humanities"
Richard D. Kahlenberg is a senior fellow at The Century Foundation. His many publications include  Tough Liberal: Albert Shanker and the Battles Over Schools, Unions, Race and Democracy ( 2007) and The Remedy: Class, Race, and Affirmative Action (1996).  His articles have been published in the New York Times, theWashington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and the New Republic.  Kahlenberg has previously served as a visiting associate professor of constitutional law at George Washington University and as a legislative assistant to Senator Charles S. Robb (D-VA).  He currently serves on the advisory board of the Pell Institute and is a graduate of both Harvard College and Harvard Law School.  Between college and law school, he spent a year at the University of Nairobi School of Journalism as a Rotary Scholar.  


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