Evan Mandery

An Emmy and Peabody Award winner, Evan Mandery is a professor at the City University of New York. He has written for the New York Times and Politico and has appeared on The Today Show, CNN, and NPR’s Fresh Air. His journey as a Harvard alum publicly challenging legacy admissions at elite schools led him to write Poison Ivy: How Elite Colleges Divide Us (The New Press). He lives in Montclair, New Jersey.

News and Reviews

The Brian Lehrer Show

Listen to an interview with Evan Mandery about Poison Ivy on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show.

The Atlantic

Read an excerpt from Evan Mandery’s Poison Ivy in The Atlantic.

Kirkus Reviews

Read a review of Poison Ivy in Kirkus Reviews.

Books by Evan Mandery

Poison Ivy
How Elite Colleges Divide Us

Evan Mandery