Last updated on: 11/1/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

Gary Orfield, PhD Biography

Title:
Director of the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Oct. 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs and JDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the ACLU. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the ACLU.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Editorial Boardmember, Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2003-present
  • Co-Founder and Director, Civil Rights Project, Harvard University, 1996-present
  • Professor of Education and Social Policy, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 1991-present
  • Advisory Boardmember, Institute on Race and Poverty
  • National Boardmember, Leadership Council for Metropolitan Open Communities
  • Editorial Boardmember, Teachers College Record
  • Professor of Political Science and Education, University of Chicago, 1982-1991
  • Former Scholar-in Residence, US Commission on Civil Rights
  • Charles Merriam Award, American Political Science Association, 1997
  • Brookings Institution Fellowship
  • Danforth Fellowship
  • Falk Fellowship
  • Senior Scholar Fellowship, Spencer Foundation
  • Woodrow Wilson Fellowship
Education:
  • PhD, Political Science, University of Chicago
  • MA, Political Science, University of Chicago
  • BA, summa cum laude, University of Minnesota
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Desegregation in Public Schools Still Necessary to Achieve Racial Equality?