Who is Amy Wax? American law professor who made unwanted remarks about Indian immigrants

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Amy Wax, Robert Mundheim American law professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, made problematic remarks against Indian immigrants on the Tucker Carlson show on Fox News during an interview with the famous host.

The professor, who has had a history of inflammatory remarks against certain ethnicities, is heard making a statement about “Brahmin women of India”, in the interview. “Here is the problem. They (the Brahmin women of India) are taught that they are better than everyone else because they are elite Brahmins and yet on some level their country is a shit hole,” Amy Wax said on Fox News, while lamenting Asians, South Asians, and Indian Doctors at the Medical University of Pennsylvania.

Amy Wax, American lawyer, neurologist and academic, had the privilege of attending the universities of Yale, Oxford, Harvard and Columbia. While she graduated from Yale University in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, she did her Marshall Scholar in Philosophy, Physiology and Psychology from Oxford University.

The 69-year-old Jewish professor went to Harvard Medical and Law School before working as a consultant neurologist. Amy Wax completed her legal education at Columbia University before working at the United States Department of Justice. She taught at the University of Virginia Law School from 1994 to 2000.

Amy Wax also commented on “the resentment and envy that non-Western groups harbor against Westerners for their accomplishments and contributions”.

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Posted: Tuesday April 12th 2022, 3:53 PM IST

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