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Jonathan Feingold

Boston University

Jonathan Feingold is an Associate Professor at the Boston University School of Law. His scholarship explores the relationship between race, law, and the mind sciences. Much of his recent research has interrogated how and why various American legal regimes, including equal protection doctrine, function to reinforce and reproduce racial hierarchy. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in the California Law ReviewNorthwestern University Law Review, Utah Law Review, and Temple Law Review. Representative publications include SFFA v. Harvard: How Affirmative Action Myths Mask White Bonus,” “Hidden in Plain Sight: a More Compelling Case for Diversity,” “Eyes Wide Open: What Social Science Can Tell Us About the Supreme Court’s Use of Social Science” (with Evelyn Carter), and “Defusing Implicit Bias” (with Karen Lorang). Jonathan also hosts #RaceClass, a monthly conversation that explores how race and racism remain powerful forces in American society.