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Bias against women at work, bias against people of color in the criminal justice system, bias against the LGBT community at the marriage license desk, the news story about the many ways bias, unconscious or otherwise rears its head in American society keep piling up. It is easy to see the latest headlines shake our heads and feel like there is nothing we can do about it.

Enter NYU professor and social psychologist Dolly Chugh, who's new book "The Person You Mean To Be: How Good People Fight Bias" offers a message for anyone who wants to help build a more equal and just society for everyone, but does not know where to start. Dr. Dolly Chugh is a Harvard educated, award-winning social psychologist at the NYU Stern School Of Business. She Joins us Today.

Kwame Anthony Appiah pens The Ethicist column for the New York Times. He is the author of the prize-winning "Cosmopolitanism" among many other works. Appiah is a philosophy and law professor at NYU. The latest work from Kwame Anthony Appiah is, "The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity". Where he delves beneath the multitudinous obsession with identity whether by creed, country, color, class, or culture.

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Tonight, a globetrotting project that explores dance and music at borders debuts in the Berkshires.

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A racially insensitive menu for a Black History Month meal at New York University has led to a company apology and workers being fired.

The Academic Minute for 2015.4.20 - 4.25

Apr 24, 2015

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This Week on The Academic Minute (2015.04.20)

Apr 20, 2015

This Week on The Academic Minute [ 2015.04.20 ]

Monday, April 20
Sandee McClowry of New York University profiles her work customizing early education.  

Tuesday, April 21
Elizabeth Thomas of The Scripps Research Institute explores the genetic factors of Huntington's Disease.

Wednesday, April 22
West Virginia University's John Christian discusses the highly complex concept of space rendezvous.   

The Academic Minute for 2015.1.5 - 1.9

Jan 9, 2015

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2015.01.05 - This Week on The Academic Minute

Jan 5, 2015

Monday, January 5
Kimberly Fenn of Michigan State University shows how social media might be corroding the accuracy of memory.

Tuesday, January 6
Jacob Hirsh of The University of Toronto explores the predicative nature of personality traits.

Wednesday, January 7
New York University media professor Charlton McIlwain analyzes the journalistic slant present in news coverage of Michael Brown's death.

The Academic Minute for 11.17 - 11.21

Nov 21, 2014

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2014.11.17 - This Week on The Academic Minute

Nov 17, 2014

Coming up this week on The Academic Minute!

Monday, November 17
Jin Montclare of New York University is working to keep us healthy on a molecular level.  

Tuesday, November 18
Shikha Sharma of West Virginia University is fingerprinting isotopes.  

Wednesday, November 19
Kenneth Hugdahl of Norway's the University of Bergen profiles auditory hallucinations.