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Volume IV

"How Higher Ed Re-Segregates w/ Gary Orfield," The Majority Report with Sam Seder, Podcast, February 6, 2023.

Christopher Newfield, "The Neoliberal Superego of Education Policy," Boston Review, January 18, 2023.

Dr. Glenn Altschuler, "'The Walls Around Opportunity' examines higher education barriers," Florida Courier, June 11, 2022.

Steven Mintz, "How to Make Higher Education the Engine of Opportunity, Mobility and Racial Justice," Inside Higher Ed, June 7, 2022.

Rebecca Kelliher, "Affirmative Action on the Chopping Block?" Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, May 12, 2022.

Scott Jaschik, "'The Walls Around Opportunity': Author discusses book on 'the failure of colorblind policy for higher education,'" Inside Higher Ed, April 27, 2022.

Sarah Bartlett Schroeder, review of The Walls Around Opportunity: The Failure of Colorblind Policy for Higher Education, by Gary Orfield, Library Journal, March 1, 2022.


Volume III

Eboo Patel, “Muslims at the American Table,” Sightings, The University of Chicago Divinity School, September 20, 2018.

Alison Thoet, “It’s a potluck dinner versus the melting pot: 6 books for appreciating other religions,” Nation, PBS Newshour blog post, September 12, 2018.

Eboo Patel, Interviewed by Charlayne Hunter-Gault, PBS Newshour, September 12, 2018.

Earl Lewis, Shirley Hoogstra and Eboo Patel (and moderated by Zeenat Rahman), Out of Many Faiths Aspen Institute Panel, C-Span Book TV broadcast, September 6, 2018.

Eboo Patel, “Who gets to define American Muslim identity,” The Christian Century, August 31, 2018.

Cathy Lynn Grossman, “Out of Many Faiths, Eboo Patel Sees a Potluck, Not a Melting Pot Nation,” Publishers Weekly, July 25, 2018.

Out of Many Faiths: Religious Diversity and the American Promise, Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, July 23, 2018. 


Volume II

Don Steinberg, "Why Diverse Marketing Teams Possess a Competitive Edge," Forbes, March 6, 2018.

Celeste Headlee and Sean Powers, "The Value of Workplace Diversity," GBP News, February 26, 2018.

Elizabeth L. Travis, “Academic Medicine Needs More Women Leaders,” Diversity & Inclusion, Association of American Medical Colleges, January 16, 2018.

Scott E. Page, “Why Hiring the ‘Best’ People Produces the Least Creative Results,” Aeon, January 30, 2018.

Justin Fox, “The Computer Models Say That Diversity Helps: Different Minds Matter,”, August 21, 2017.

The Diversity Bonus review,” Bookshelf November/December 2017, BizEd AACSB International, October 24, 2017.

Phil Buchanan, “Too Many Foundation Boards Are Failing at Diversity,” The Center for Effective Philanthropy, March 5, 2018.

Jeffery L. Carey Jr., “Resist “siren call of sameness,” attract internationals to help Flint thrive, experts say,” East Village Magazine, May 18, 2018.

Diane Coyle, “It’s political correctness gone – profitable,” The Enlightened Economist: Economics and business books, August 9, 2017.

Diane Coyle, “How diversity pays off,” The Enlightened Economist: Economics and business books, August 16, 2017.

Stephen Cass, “When Diversity Delivers—and When It Doesn’t,” IEEE Spectrum, August 22, 2017.

Jilea Hemmings, “Diversity & Inclusion In The Workplace; How One Company Is Working To Close The Gap,”, June 4, 2018

Stateside Staff, “When it comes to solving big business problems, teams that lack diversity do worse,” Michigan Public Radio, October 19, 2017.

Hua Hsu, “The Year in “Diversity Fatigue”,” The New Yorker, December 26, 2017.

James Damore, “The Case for Diversity,” Quillette, February 12, 2018.


Volume I

Nancy Cantor and Earl Lewis, "After Charlottesville," Medium, August 22, 2017.

Scott Jaschik, “Our Compelling Interests,” Inside Higher Ed, October 4, 2016.

Earl Lewis, "Funders Who Value Diversity, Use This Resource," New York PhilanthroPost, October 18, 2016.

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Releases New Book on the Value of Diversity,” Philanthropy New York, October 25, 2016.

Darryl Pinckney, "On the Election—IV,New York Review of Books, November 10, 2016.

Earl Lewis, interviewed by Josh Robin, Inside City Hall, NY1, December 2, 2016.

Earl Lewis, interviewed by Jack FordMetroFocus, WNETJanuary 17, 2017.

Earl Lewis and Nancy Cantor, interviewed by Bob Herbert, Op-Ed.TV,  CUNY TV, January 30, 2017.

Steve Adubato, "Rutgers-Newark Chancellor Shares Importance of Diversity," NJTV, February 28, 2017.

Cindy Davis, "Book Review: Our Compelling Interests: The Value of Diversity for Democracy and a Prosperous Society by Earl Lewis & Nancy Cantor," International Social Science Review, 2019