THE U.S. SUPREME COURT
Earl Warren Professor of law
Expertise/interview topics: U. S. Supreme Court, Constitutional law, higher education law, civil liberties
Phone: (510) 642-0339
Class of 1950 Professor of Economics
Expertise/Interview topics: Expert in labor markets and public policy. Card's most recent study shows that the ban on affirmative action in admissions at public universities in California has not dissuaded African American and Hispanic students with exceptionally high test scores from applying to elite public institutions in the state.
Phone: (510/) 642-5222
PUBLIC OPINION AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
Associate professor of political science
Expertise/Interview topics: Has done extensive research on the public’s views on affirmative action, including differing opinions regarding its use in college admissions versus hiring and job promotion. The effect of Supreme Court rulings on the mobilization of advocacy groups.
Phone: (510) 642-3396
SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION
Associate professor of sociology
Expertise/interview topics: Sociology of education, testing, statistical analysis. Interview topics include issues around the case such as existing racial inequality (amounts and various explanations), alternative approaches to securing racial diversity and their limitations, statistical issues around admissions and how they are often misunderstood.
Professor of linguistics
Expertise/interview topics: How words are used, including the confusing and misleading use of words.
Phone: (510) 841-6269