It is odd that an empiricist such as myself would be asked to lead off a conference by writing and talking about conceptualizations of diversity. On second thought, it's not so odd: Facts often get in the way of beautiful concepts and theories.
"Conceptualizing Diversity in Empirical Terms,"
Yale Law & Policy Review: Vol. 23
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/ylpr/vol23/iss1/3