In the weeks leading up to the trial, which began Oct. 15, 2018, Duke professors fell on opposite sides of the aisle.
King professor emeritus of public policy and economics—defended Harvard, one professor led the charge for the plaintiff’s argument.
Arcidiacono found the “personal” rating most at risk for subjectivity and implicit bias.
“Looking at the patterns in the personal rating made it very clear that it was used to implement racial preferences and penalties,” Arcidiacano said.
“The group that scores best on this rating?” Arcidiacono said.