Nature | Most U.S. Professors are Trained at Same Few Elite Universities

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Kimberly Griffin,  dean of the College of Education, discusses how hiring biases and prestige impact students of color.

"... prestige does not necessarily indicate 'better-qualified', and prestigious graduate programs often admit students on the basis of standardized test scores, letters of recommendation and the renown of their undergraduate degree. All of these, research shows, can disadvantage students of color," she said. 

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