Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

How the U.S. Census Defines Race

November 11, 2015 Smithsonian

David I. Kertzer, professor of social science, is quoted in an article about the changing racial definitions in the U.S. Census. Kertzer wrote that the appearance of the term "mulatto" was due to lobbying by so-called "racial scientists."

How the U.S. Census Defines Race (comments by David Kertzer) – Smithsonian