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David J. Armor - Recent Scholarship

Professor Emeritus of Public Policy
David J. Armor - Recent Scholarship



3351 Fairfax Dr., MS 3B1
Arlington, Virginia 22201

Fax: 703-993-2284


Recent Scholarship

Armor, D. J. Assessing Fitness for Military Enlistment. National Academies Press, 2005.

Book Sections
Armor, D. J. “Can N.C.L.B. Close Achievement Gaps.” In No Child Left Behind and the Reduction of the Achievement Gap, edited by A. Sadovnik, et al: Routledge, 2008.

Armor, D. J. “The Outcomes of School Desegration in Public Schools.” In The Benefits of Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Elementary and Secondary Education. Washington, DC, United States Commission of Civil Rights, 2006.

Armor, D. J. “Lessons Learned from School Desegregation.” In Generational Change, edited by Paul E. Peterson: Rowman and Littlefield, 2006.

Journal Articles and Reviews
Armor, D. J. “How the ‘Safety Net’ Became a ‘Comfort Net.'” Richmond Times-Dispatch, November 14, 2010.

Armor, D. J. “Changing Minority Representation in the U.S. Military.” Armed Forces and Society, 36:2 (January 2010).

Armor, D. J. and O’Neill, S.D. “After Seattle: Social Science Research and Narrowly Tailored Desegregation Plans.” Teachers College Record Volume 112 Number 6 (2010).

Other Publications and Reports
Armor, D. J. Outcomes of School Desegregation in the Public Schools, statement prepared for the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Briefing on the Benefits of Diversity in Elementary and Secondary Schools, July 28, 2006.

Armor, D. J., and S. J. Watkins. School Segregation and Black Achievement: New Evidence from the 2003 NAEP, George Mason University, June 2006.

Armor, D. J., A. Thernstrom, and S. Thernstrom . The Educational and Social Benefits of Racial Diversity, Amicus Curia Brief to the Superme Court, August 21, 2006.

Armor, D. J., and S. Duck. The Effect of Black Peers on Black Test Scores, Education Working Paper Archives, University of Arkansas, September 2007

Presentations and Proceedings
Armor, D. J. Panelist on “The Way Forward: Spotlight on Education.” U.S. Commission on Civil Rights sponsored conference, “A New Era: Defining Civil Rights in the 21st Century,” National Press Club, September 14, 2010.

Armor, D. J. Expert Witness in Washington educational adequacy case, McLeary, et al v. State of Washington, on behalf of the Attorney General of the State of Washington, Superior Court of Washington for King County, Seattle, WA, September 24, 2009.

Armor, D. J. “Can NCLB Close Achievement Gaps?” Teacher’s College Record, August 2006.

Armor, D. J. “Rearguing Brown v. Board of Education.” Teacher’s College Record, August 2007.

Armor, D. J. “Race, the Supreme Court, and Social Science Evidence.” Teachers College Record, June 15, 2009.