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 L. & Pol'y Rev.
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