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After the Supreme Court's decision in SFFA v Harvard, college admissions are in a state of flux. Prof. Evan Mandery, author of Poison Ivy: How Elite Colleges Divide Us, will try to help us understand the decision. the future of affirmative action, and the changing landscape of college admissions in the near future.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Evan Mandery is the author of eight books, including four novels, as well as the co-creator and executive producer of the TV series Artificial, for which he won Peabody and Emmy awards in 2019. A leading expert on the death penalty, Evan’s book A Wild Justice: A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, Evan has been an outspoken critic of legacy admissions since publishing an op-ed in The New York Times in 2014. His new book "Poison Ivy: How Elite Colleges Divide Us" offers a devastating critique of how elite colleges and suburbs work together to exacerbate social inequality. Evan is also a regular contributor to Politico. He lives in Montclair