New York, NY
Dorian is the Executive Director of Center for Community Chance. Before that he was a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, and Board Chair of the Center for Community Change. A scholar of inequality and American politics, he taught for over a decade at the University of Chicago and Columbia University, where he was co-director of the Columbia University Program on Labor Law and Policy. He is a former MSNBC Contributor, and was host and executive producer of Nerding Out. Dorian has worked with many progressive national and local organizations to advance racial, economic, and social justice campaigns for over two decades. He currently serves on several boards. As a commentator on public affairs, Dorian has appeared regularly on numerous television and radio outlets, and written for various publications. In 2013, he was included on the list of theGrio's list of 100 People Making History Today. After growing up on the South Side of Chicago, Dorian received his BA from the University of Illinois, and his MA and PhD in political science from Yale University.