Eric Williams Memorial Lecture: "Do Black Lives Matter in the Age of Trump"

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | SACS 160

Pedro A. Noguera, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Education at UCLA

Pedro A. Noguera is a sociologist whose scholarship and research focuses on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions as well as by demographic trends in local, regional and global contexts.

Dr. Noguera serves on the boards of numerous national and local organizations and appears as a regular commentator on educational issues on CNN, MSNBC, National Public Radio and other national news outlets. Prior to joining the faculty at UCLA, he served as the Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University and the Executive Director of the Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools (2003 – 2015), the Judith K. Dimon Professor of Communities and Schools at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (2000 – 2003), and a professor at the University of California, Berkeley where he was also the Director of the Institute for the Study of Social Change (1990 – 2000).

Noguera recently received awards from the Center for the Advanced Study of the Behavioral Sciences, the National Association of Secondary Principals, and the McSilver Institute at NYU for his research and advocacy efforts aimed at fighting poverty.

This event is sponsored by the African and African Diaspora Studies Program, The Eric Williams Memorial Collection, University of the West Indies and the Green School at FIU.

Pre-lecture event will start at 6:30 p.m. and lecture will begin at 8:00 p.m.