Diversity in Practice: “The bias we don’t want to talk about” (Chicago Lawyer, 07/2015)

    In 2011, St. Mary Medical Center of Northwest Indiana advertised its weight-loss and bariatric surgery services through a series of billboards that boldly stated: Obesity is a disease. Not a decision.  Download to read more.


    Yellow Paper Series: Colored by Race: Bias in the Evaluation of Candidates of Color by Law Firm Hiring Committees (Nextions Original Research, 06/2015)

    We have learned a lot about racial/ethnic differences and biases in the last 10 years, and some of the research in the following summary is not reflective of the more nuanced understandings we have today.  It is this context as well as the possibility to measure the changes that firms have made in the past 10 years that has driven the update we are currently putting together. Download to read more.


    Diversity in Practice: “Some uncomfortable truths” (Chicago Lawyer, 05/2015)

    Uneasiness over Ferguson will fester until we talk about it

    In a Washington Post online piece in August, a columnist wrote: “You can understand if President Obama would rather talk about the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq, where he has scored some victories, than talk about the unholy mess in Ferguson, Mo.” Download to read more.


    Yellow Paper Series: Mansplaining, Manterrupting & Bropropriating: Gender Bias and the Pervasive Interruption of Women (Nextions Original Research, 04/2015)

    by Dr. Arin N. Reeves


    a man interrupting a women to explain to her something that she actually knows more about than he does Download to read more.