Professor Kenji Yoshino is seeking applications from JD and LLM students for research assistant positions commencing in the Summer and/or Fall 2021. The positions are for academic credit.
Professor Yoshino is co-writing a book with David Glasgow (Adjunct Professor and Executive Director of the Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging) on the topic of how to have diversity conversations. The book will focus in particular on how the more privileged party—men on gender, white people on race, straight and cisgender people on LGBTQ issues, and nondisabled people on disability issues—can engage in more effective dialogue on these topics, whether in the workplace, educational institutions, or with family, friends, or neighbors. It will address conversations where the more privileged party is a source of non-inclusive behavior, and also conversations where the more privileged party enters conversations as an “ally” to advance inclusion for the benefit of another person or group.
The research assistants will conduct research on a range of subjects relevant to the topic of diversity conversations. Ideally, each research assistant will work for 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 email@example.com:
- 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 law.nyu.edu/centers/belonging.