In this week’s Just Talk, John Rogers sits down with Mitchell Chang, professor of higher education at UCLA. Professor Chang, who also holds a joint appointment in the Asian American Studies Department, conducts research on the educational efficacy of diversity-related initiatives on college campuses. He is interested in applying best practices in campus diversity toward advancing student learning and enhancing democracy. His research on the educational value of diversity was cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in Grutter v. Bollinger.
UCLA PLI Professor John Rogers has been named by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson to serve on an action team examining issues regarding charter schools and public education in California.