Colloquium - ‘The Hitlerian Rule of Quotas’: Racial Conservatism and the Politics of Fair Employment Practices Le
September 16, 2005
12:00PM - 12:00PM (EDT)
Anthony S. Chen, Professor of Sociology and Public Policy, University of Michigan
Anthony S. Chen is Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Sociology. His teaching and research interests include twentieth-century American political development, social inequality, and public policy, with a special emphasis on civil rights, employment, and poverty. With the support of the National Science Foundation, he recently completed a dissertation on the origins of affirmative action policies in employment, and he is currently expanding it into a book manuscript provisionally titled The Fifth Freedom: From Fair Employment to Affirmative Action in the United States, 1941-1972. Professor Chen was a former Miller Center Fellow in Contemporary History, Public Policy and American Politics.