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Bowman published in The Conversation Journal


Nicholas Bowman, senior research fellow in the Social and Education Policy Research Program, recently published his research findings in The Conversation. His study concluded that the college graduation gap between Black and white students tends to shrink when there are more students or faculty of color on the campus.

These findings are based on analyses of 2,807 four-year U.S. colleges conducted by Bowman and psychology researcher, Nida Denson. The findings also showed that the presence of one racial group may lead to smaller graduation gaps for other groups as well. Their research was published in 2022 as a peer-reviewed article in The Journal of Higher Education.

Find the full study and findings in The Conversation here.