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OiYan Poon

Visiting Professor
University of Maryland, College Park

OiYan Poon (she/her/hers) is a visiting faculty member at the University of Maryland, College Park. She studies the racial politics of affirmative action, Asian Americans, and college admissions. Dr. Poon is a co-author of amicus briefs defending race-conscious admissions submitted to federal courts including the US Supreme Court in SFFA v. Harvard. In 2019–2020, with practitioner-leaders from ACCEPT she co-lead the Joyce Foundation-supported Hack the Gates project, which convened researchers and practitioners in college admissions, to begin reimagining college admissions systems. She and Michael Bastedo have a forthcoming book entitled Rethinking College Admissions: Research-based Practice and Policy (Harvard Education Press).

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Events featuring OiYan Poon
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