Research Assistant Positions with Professor Kenji Yoshino (Fall 2022)

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Professor Kenji Yoshino is seeking applications from JD and LLM students for research assistant positions commencing in fall 2022. The positions are for academic credit.

Professor Yoshino is working on a writing project with David Glasgow (Adjunct Professor and Executive Director of the Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging) on the subject of backlash to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. Research areas could include the backlash to topics such as race and LGBTQ education in K-12 schools, affirmative action, trans rights, the Me Too and Black Lives Matter movements, and diversity and inclusion programs in workplaces (among others).

Research assistants may work for one academic credit (45 hours) or two academic credits (90 hours) spread over a semester or two.

If you are interested, please submit the following materials in a single PDF to David Glasgow at

  • Resume
  • Unofficial NYU Law transcript

In your cover email, please indicate why you are interested in this research assistant position and any relevant knowledge or experience on the topics of diversity and inclusion.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

To learn more about the Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging, visit