Alumni (National Fellow)

Lauren Foley

National Fellow
Class: 2018
B.A. Dartmouth College (2003)
J.D. Michigan State College of Law (2009)
Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University (2018)
Fields of Interest:
African American History
Legal History
Social Issues
National Fellow
Dream Mentor:
Rogers Smith (University of Pennsylvania)

Thesis Description

Limiting Legal Impact: Universities, Affirmative Action, and the Politics of Policymaking

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