Text Mining the University

Text Mining the University

This project facilitates data-driven approaches to race and equity in higher education in the U.S. today. For our proof-of-concept, we are exploring how universities responded to the U.S. Supreme Court Decision banning affirmative action in college admissions.

Status as of 2024

  • I’ve crowdsourced a corpus of more than 300 university emails containing statements about the decision.
  • I’ve been working with Dartmouth students Matthew Currie and Helen Deng to identify appropriate methods to analyze the corpus, using the Python Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK).
  • We’re in the process of analyzing the results from our NLTK adventures.
  • Date: June 20, 2023
  • Categories: Coming Soon
  • Collaborators: Roopika Risam, Matthew Currie, Helen Deng
  • Funders: Dartmouth College
  • Link: Text Mining the University