Gary Orfield

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Professor of Education and Social Policy, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Founding Co-Director, The Civil Rights Project at Harvard

Nominated By: Joseph P. Zolner

For the past two decades, Gary Orfield has been especially interested in education policy, in changing patterns of opportunity in metropolitan areas, in higher education policy, the impact of conservative changes in social policy and civil rights and in the situation of teens growing up in a post-industrial society. School desegregation and the implementation of civil rights laws have been central issues throughout his career.

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