About Natasha @nkwarikoo
Natasha Warikoo is associate professor at Harvard Graduate School of Education and author of The Diversity Bargain: And Other Dilemmas of Race, Admissions, and Meritocracy at Elite Universities.
Natasha’s Recent Stories
Education Nov 02Opinion: The false narrative driving the Harvard affirmative action case
Social science has shown us that when a group perceives a decline in status, economic or otherwise, they are likely to accept narratives that blame a different group — often a stigmatized one — for that decline.
Education Oct 03Column: How conservative activists are using Asian Americans to argue against affirmative action
In August, the Justice Department sought lawyers to investigate whether Harvard University has discriminated against Asian Americans in favor of black and Latino applicants. In her column, Harvard professor Natasha Warikoo explains how such efforts are an attempt at a…