For today’s Scholar Spotlight, Daphne and Rachel interview Dr. Anthony Abraham Jack about his new book, The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges are Failing Disadvantaged Students. In addition to discussing important findings and implications from his book (15:00), Dr. Jack also provides insight into his academic journey (1:17) and the experiences that shaped his research agenda (9:00). Finally, the professor offers advice on finishing the dissertation (21:05), writing a book proposal and securing a publisher (30:05), and navigating the job market (37:50).
Learn more about and connect with Dr. Anthony Abraham Jack:
- Website: https://anthonyabrahamjack.com
- Instagram: AAJack07
- Twitter: @tony_jack
- Book: http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976894