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- Howard Ross Author, "Everyday Bias: Identifying and Navigating Unconscious Judgments in Our Daily Lives" (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014); Principal, Cook Ross
- Nadia Elgendy Student, Christopher Newport University; First Vice-Chairman, College Republican Federation of Virginia
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