At Columbia, he majored in PoliSci. He received his first internship with the NAACP with help from Columbia College dean Jack Greenberg. On campus, Jealous led movements in support of homeless rights, full-need financial aid and need-blind admissions. A battle over environmental justice eventually led to his suspension from the university.
Jealous later obtained a masters in "comparative social research" from Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship. He has won a John Jay Award, and it was announced on March 24, 2010 that he would be the Class Day Speaker for the Columbia College Class of 2010. Jealous?
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Alexandra Wallace Creed