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About the Authors

Richard Sander is a law professor and economist at UCLA whose article on the affirmative action “mismatch” problem is one of the most widely-read law review articles ever written. He has been written about in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and the Los Angeles Times. He lives in Los Angeles.

Stuart Taylor, Jr. received his B.A. from Princeton and graduated at the top of his class at Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. He was coauthor of Until Proven Innocent, and his writing has appeared in a range of popular and scholarly venues, among them the New York Times and Newsweek. He is currently a contributing editor for the National Journal and a Brookings Institution nonresident senior fellow, and he has taught a course on law and the news media the last two spring quarters at Stanford Law School. He lives in Washington, D.C.

Richard Sander and Stuart Taylor, Jr. will be speaking at the following event:
Friday, September 21, 2012
8:45 AM – 1:45 PM
The Effects of Racial Preferences in Higher Education on Student Outcomes: A Mini-Conference
The Brookings Institution
1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

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Sander photo credit: Fiona Harrison

Taylor photo credit: Richard Bloom

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