Manhattan Insights: After Affirmative Action
This summer, the Supreme Court will decide the Students for Fair Admissions cases that challenge the legality and constitutionality of affirmative action in higher ed. Regardless of the ruling, several questions remain unanswered. Are racial preferences popular or unpopular? Will universities comply with a judicial mandate for equal treatment? And what is the next frontier for advocates of color blindness?
Renu Mukherjee is a Paulson Policy Analyst at the Manhattan Institute, her work touches on a range of issues including education, affirmative action, public interest groups, and political and policy attitudes among racial and ethnic minorities in the United States – particularly Asian Americans.