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Stephen Menendian, assistant director, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

Stephen Menendian

Before coming to the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, at UC Berkeley, Stephen Menendian was senior legal associate at Ohio State University's Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity.

Menendian co-authored the Haas Institute’s U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief in Fisher v. Texas, as well as an amicus brief in the 2007 Seattle/Louisville K-12 integration cases.

Menendian has trained policymakers, businesses and other institutions on diversity, inclusion, and affirmative action practices, policies, and compliance, including creative ways to improve diversity within bounds of law. He has also published a guidebook on affirmative action for policymakers and advocates, and authored "Diversity Strategies For Successful Schools Guidance," adopted by Ohio's State Board of Education in 2012. He is a frequent contributor to Race-Talk.org

Posts by Stephen Menendian

1-18-16Health & Medicine: What's on your mind?Structural racism in Flint, Michigan
6-29-15Other Subjects: What's on your mind?Housing segregation and the American Dream: Reflections on the Supreme Court’s historic decision in the Texas housing case
5-13-15Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Obergefell v. Hodges: A dead-end for LGBT civil rights?   
4-28-15Other Subjects: What's on your mind?Civil Rights Movements in Our Time
4-20-15Politics & Law: What's on your mind?A 21st Century Problem: Lessons from the Armenian Genocide
11-23-14Other Subjects: What's on your mind?From Street Harassment to Stop & Frisk: The Need for More Inclusive Public Space
8-14-14Other Subjects: What's on your mind?How Many Black Boys Have to Die?
8-1-14Other Subjects: What's on your mind?Opportunity in America: The Problem with the Paul Ryan Plan
5-21-14Other Subjects: What's on your mind?The digital divide redux: Broadband, net neutrality, and the Comcast-Time Warner merger
9-6-13Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Transportation policy is housing policy
7-19-13Politics & Law: What's on your mind?It’s not George Zimmerman, it’s the system
6-29-13Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Shelby County v. Holder: Extend voting rights nationwide
2-22-13Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Corporate space and the Monsanto case