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Andrew Hacker

Self Description

October 2008: "Andrew Hacker teaches political science at Queens College. He is currently writing a book on higher education in collaboration with Claudia Dreifus. (September 2008)"

Third-Party Descriptions

September 2008: 'Even after the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) and worldwide attention, the Florida software is still flawed. It requires only an 80 percent match to the name of a convicted felon. "So if there's a murderous John Peterson, the software disenfranchises everyone named John Peters," Andrew Hacker writes in a recent New York Review of Books.'


RoleNameTypeLast Updated
Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Queens College Organization Oct 30, 2008
Cooperation (past or present) Friend (past or present) Claudia Dreifus Person Oct 30, 2008

Articles and Resources

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Apr 07, 2011 College Professor Rankings In Texas Spark National Debate

QUOTE: While one faculty member at Texas A&M earned more than $500,000 each year, the average counterpart at its College Station campus made around $120,000... Academia is clubby, professors' performances hard to gauge, and parents and students can easily become financially indentured in their quest for a small piece of the American Dream... "We see an enormous variation in what people do and what they get paid to do it."

Huffington Post
Sep 11, 2008 ‘Jim Crawford’ Republicans: The GOP is working to keep eligible African-Americans from voting in several states.

QUOTE: It was a mainstay of Jim Crow segregation: for 100 years after the Civil War, Southern white Democrats kept eligible blacks from voting with poll taxes, literacy tests and property requirements...Now, with the help of a 2008 Supreme Court decision, Crawford vs. Marion County (Indiana) Election Board, white Republicans in some areas will keep eligible blacks from voting by requiring driver's licenses.