A former “Visiting Assistant in Research” at Yale, Daniel Sabbagh holds a doctorate in political science from the Institut d’études politiques de Paris (2000). He is the author of L’Égalité par le droit: les paradoxes de la discrimination positive aux États-Unis (Paris, Economica, 2003 ; partial and updated English translation forthcoming under the title Equality and Transparency: A Strategic Perspective on Affirmative Action in American Law, New York, Palgrave, September 2007). That book derived from his dissertation received the « François Furet Book Award » in 2004. Along with Law Professor Gwénaële Calvès, within the Centre d’études et de recherches internationales, he has set up a research group on antidiscrimination policies in a comparative perspective that has been active since 2001. Along with sociologists Devah Pager and Agnès van Zanten, he currently chairs the steering committee of the French American Foundation’s multi-year program “Equality of Opportunity in Education and Employment: French and US Perspectives”. He also worked as a consultant for the United Nations Development Program. In 2006, Daniel Sabbagh was a Visiting Fellow at the NYU Remarque Institute, a Visiting Professor at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs, and a Visiting Professor at Fudan University (Shanghai). He currently teaches in the graduate school of the Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). His other publications include the edited symposium “Affirmative Action” [with Patrick Simon], International Social Science Journal, 57, 2005 and “Judicial Uses of Subterfuge: Affirmative Action Reconsidered”, Political Science Quarterly, 18 (3), 2003.

To read one of Professor Sabbagh’s articles, click below:

Affirmative Action and the Group Disadvantaging Principle 

From Sword to Plowshare: Using Race for Discrimination and Antidiscrimination inthe United States

Affirmative Action At Sciences Po

Judicial Uses of Subterfuge: Affirmative Action Reconsidered



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