Professor Dollinger Comments on Controversy over Study on Jews of Color

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
THE NEW YORK JEWISH WEEK -- Writing about last week’s controversy, Marc L. Dollinger of San Francisco State University warned fellow Jewish communal researchers, “We need to open ourselves up to the possibility that our otherwise solid academic work plays out differently in the real world than we initially imagined. When we write about numbers, we are writing about people. And when our writing causes even unintended harm, we need to rethink our assumptions.”