#8023 Overall Influence

Michelle Alexander

American lawyer, civil rights activist and writer


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Michelle Alexander is a writer, civil rights advocate, and visiting professor at Union Theological Seminary . She is best known for her 2010 book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, and is an opinion columnist for The New York Times.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Ohio State University

Public research university in Columbus, Ohio, United States

Vanderbilt University

Private research university in Nashville, Tennessee, United States

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#496 World Rank
#617 World Rank
Political Science