President of Emory University and Slavery

Here is a blog post by a colleague, Tressie McMillan Cottom, who is a PhD candidate in the Sociology department at Emory. She employs mixed methods to examine why students choose for-profit colleges, if for-profit credentials are socially construed as legitimate, and what these interactions means for social mobility and labor outcomes across and within national contexts.

Here is her take on the Dr. James Wagner’s controversial and misguided comments.

http://tressiemc.com/2013/02/17/higher-education-ideological-wars-who-is-the-slave/