Does university admissions fuel segregation, or do students self-segregate?
Our 63rd interview is with Julie J. Park, an associate professor at the University of Maryland.
Julie teaches courses on race and diversity and recently wrote about race on campus. In this podcast, listen to Julie and Teacher Toolkit founder, Ross McGill discuss:
- Julie’s educational background and affirmative action
- How campus activism as a student started Julie’s journey into teaching and research
- How Julie developed her own PhD interest and her research to date.
- What people will gain from reading “Race on Campus: Debunking myths with data”
- What is meant by the concept ‘self-segregation’ and how do students interact
- How can universities encourage more diverse experiences for students
- Julie’s feelings on standard attainment tests and their reliability
- The benefits of attending a racially diverse college and the dangers of tutoring
- What projects Julie is working on now
- Key pieces of advice for teachers that want to become more involved in research.
- And why Julie recommends we interview Natasha Warikoo next.
Listen to the podcast
Remember, our podcast is available on iTunes!