Eboo Patel

Eboo Patel is founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core and author of Inside Higher Ed's Conversations on Diversity blog. He can be found on Twitter @eboopatel.

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Most Recent Articles

January 16, 2019
What language do diversity progressives have when marginalization is occurring but it’s not because of racism, colonialism or white supremacy?
January 14, 2019
Our dominant mental model of identity is not only wrong, it hurts minorities.
January 11, 2019
Does engaging diversity in college mean unmooring people from their identities, or anchoring them more fully within those identities?
January 9, 2019
Some thoughts about including religion in the campus/young adult diversity discourse.
December 14, 2018
Why did the New Yorker piece on the Kevin Hart / Oscars scandal ignore his race?
December 10, 2018
Is there a scenario where everyone wins, and that makes us all a little better? How would we play for that?
December 5, 2018
It’s the interwoven fabric of our diverse civil society – and it is in danger. 
December 3, 2018
Should diversity progressives principally be advancing minority communities or progressive worldviews?
November 28, 2018
A narrative that communicates that personal excellence and system change are two sides of the same coin.
November 19, 2018
Democracy benefits from approaches characterized by inquiry, relationships, persuasion and reason – and other reasons why civility is better than anger.


September 27, 2012
In a combustible atmosphere such as today's, college leaders should do all they can to make sure students understand religious diversity, write Eboo Patel and Mary Ellen Giess.
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