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Prof. John Brittain in The New York Times on Legacy Preference

Monday, November 14, 2011   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Max Rodriguez
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In a new Room for Debate column published in The New York Times, Professor John Brittain argues that legacy admissions at Ivy League universities hurts minority diversity on campus. Read the full column in The New York Times, "Bad for Diversity."

Professor John Brittain has also written on the harmful effects of legacy preferences in a book chapter titled, "Admitting the Truth: The Effect of Affirmative Action, Legacy Preferences, and the Meritocratic Ideal on Students of Color in College Admissions,” a chapter in, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION FOR THE RICH, LEGACY PREFERENCES IN COLLEGE ADMISSION (Century Foundation, 2010), co-written with Eric L. Bloom.

Read more about Professor John Brittain on his faculty page.
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