Opinion

Warikoo, N. (2019). “A letter to the class of 2023.” New York Daily News (March 29).

         . (2019). How the college admissions scandal busts racist stereotypes about who gets into elite schools.” Vox.com (March 15).

         . (2019). “Why Elite colleges should use a lottery to admit students.” The Conversation (January 8).
–Reprinted in Times Higher Education, Quartz, San Francisco Chronicle, others
–Listed in Five Best Ideas of the Day by Aspen Institute

Warikoo, N. (2018). “The False Narrative Driving the Harvard Affirmative Action Case.” PBS New Hour (November 2).

How Elite Schools Stay So White.” The New York Times. July 24, 2018.

You’re not going to get accepted into a top university on merit alone.” The ConversationDecember 13, 2017.
–Reprinted in MarketWatch, Good, New Haven Register, San Francisco Chronicle, and more

Racist Spires.” London Review of Books Blog. November 15, 2017.

How conservative activists are using Asian Americans to argue against affirmative action.” PBS News Hour, October 3, 2017.

Centering on ‘diversity’ ignores the real focus of affirmative action.” Boston Globe,August 2, 2017.

This summer, let’s plan some difficult campus conversations about race.” Hechinger Report. June 15, 2017.

Inherent Flaws.” Inside Higher Ed, May 15, 2017.

Multiculturalism: Rebuttal.” Guest columnist on The Muslim Debate, May 6, 2017.

College Admissions: The Myth of Meritocracy.” Christian Science Monitor Equal Ed, 29 March, 2017.

Why Betsy DeVos’ vision of education does little to ensure equity.” Hechinger ReportFebruary 6, 2017.

Who is Afffirmative Action For?Boston Globe, June 23, 2016, Op-Ed.

Who gets Admitted to College?”  Los Angeles Times (July 20, 2013, Op-Ed.

London’s Riots and the Politics of Race.” University of California Press Blog, August 11, 2011.

Two Schools, Worlds Apart: Lessons from London on How Small Schools Help Foster Racial Integration.”  Education Week, 2006.

In a Teenage Waistland, Fitting In.” The Washington PostJuly 31, 2005, p.B1.

Blog, Diversity and Inequality in Education (discontinued).