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Mon, Oct 24 at noon:
Academic innovation & the global public research university, James Hilton

David Featherman

Research Professor Emeritus, Population Studies Center.

Professor Emeritus, Psychology.

Professor Emeritus, Sociology.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Featherman's research interests include aging and the life course, social stratification, and social mobility. His research has spanned the multi-disciplinary fields of demography, social psychology, human development, and gerontology.

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Featherman, David, Hall Martin, and Marvin Krislov. 2010. The next twenty-five years : affirmative action in higher education in the United States and South Africa. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press.


Featherman, David. 2010. "Twins Born at Different Times?" In The next twenty-five years: affirmative action in higher education in the United States and South Africa edited by Featherman, David L., Hall, Martin, Krislov, Marvin. :1-34. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

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