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Amaka Okechukwu

Amaka Okechukwu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at George Mason University. She is a scholar of race, social movements, and urban sociology and her work appears in academic publications such as City & Community, Research in Social Movements, Conflict, and Change, and Issues in Race and Society. Her book, To Fulfill These Rights: Political Struggle Over Affirmative Action and Open Admissions (Columbia University Press), chronicles political conflict over race and class inclusive admissions policies and the shifting American racial landscape.