Articles Archive

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For True Election Security, Trust Paper
New York Daily News, May 30, 2018

Can The First Amendment Save Us?
Columbia Journalism Review, October 5, 2017

The No-Censorship Approach to Life
The Chronicle of Higher Education, September 18, 2016

How Investment Agreements Can Protect Free Media
Project Syndicate, July 11, 2016

Sixty Years Later, We Need a New Brown
The New Yorker, May 16, 2014

Trade Can Break Down China's Great Firewall
The Washington Post, December 10, 2013

To Move Forward, We Must Look Back
The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 27, 2013

A Long, Slow Drift from Racial Justice
The New York Times, June 24, 2013

The Real Mismatch
Slate, May 30, 2013

Defending Free Speech in the Digital Age
Foreign Policy, November 26, 2012

A High-Stakes Battle for Higher Education
Los Angeles Times, October 9, 2012

College Diversity at Risk
Washington Post, January 15, 2012

News for the World
Columbia Journalism Review, July/August 2011

Tolerating Dissent 
Foreign Policy, June 1, 2011

Journalism Needs Government Help
Wall Street Journal, July 14, 2010

New York's Next Frontier
The New York Sun, October 3, 2007

What's Next for Diversity?
New York Amsterdam News, July 12, 2007

Why Diversity Matters
Chronicle of Higher Education, June 1, 2007

Let's Talk About the Future of Diversity
New York Amsterdam News, May 10, 2007

Universities Power City's Economy
New York Daily News, January 7, 2007

Universities Must Think Globally
Financial Times, November 14, 2003

A Resounding Victory for Diversity on Campus
The Washington Post June 24, 2003

My Case
The Wall Street Journal, June 20, 2003

The Core Endures
Columbia College Today, Fall 2019

100 Years of Free Speech
The Brian Lehrer Show, February 5, 2019

A Century of First Amendment Law
Bloomberg, February 8, 2019

Q&A on Affirmative Action
Columbia Spectator, July 17, 2018

Trump May Find No Easy Targets if He Attacks Race in Admissions
The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 3, 2017

President Bollinger Defends Affirmative Action on NY1
Inside City Hall, December 19, 2015