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Professor Trachtenberg Speaks at West Virginia University

Professor Ben Trachtenberg’s speech on April 23, “Lessons Learned from the Mizzou Protests,” was part of the Neil S. Bucklew Lecture Series. He offered lessons to be taken from Mizzou’s experiences and applied observations about higher education policy and administration to the phenomenon of student protests—particularly those related to…

Professor Trachtenberg Writes About Racial Bias in Higher Education for Washington Post Blog

In The Washington Post’s Answer Sheet blog, “Racial bias in campus discipline: When will universities look in the mirror?,”  Professor Ben Trachtenberg writes about racial bias in higher education student discipline, and why universities should keep demographic data. His piece discusses research he published in the Nevada Law Journal’s Fall 2017 issue: “How University Title IX Enforcement and Other Discipline Processes…

Professor Trachtenberg Presents Research About Racial Disparities in Student Discipline

Professor Ben Trachtenberg spoke on March 19 at The George Washington University’s School of Public Policy & Public Administration, presenting on his research related to racial disparities in college and university student discipline. “How University Title IX Enforcement and Other Discipline Processes (Probably) Discriminate Against Minority Students” appears at 18 Nevada Law Journal 107 (Fall 2017). The article discusses how unlike elementary…

Nevada Law Journal to Publish Professor Trachtenberg’s Article on Race and Campus Discipline

Professor Ben Trachtenberg wrote an article on race and campus discipline that will appear in the Nevada Law Journal in 2018. The article, which is available online in draft form, argues that university discipline procedures likely discriminate against minority students and that increasingly muscular Title IX enforcement — launched with the best of intentions in response to real problems —…