Feb 16

Adolescent Immigrant Students in the U.S.

at Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall
  • Add to Calendar 2011-02-16 23:00:00 2011-02-16 23:00:00 Adolescent Immigrant Students in the U.S. Immigrant students in the U.S. face a unique set of challenges as they adjust to their new educational settings. By studying the academic trajectories of ethnically diverse adolescent immigrants, Carola Suárez-Orozco examines the complex combination of factors—from segregation and poverty rates, to parental education and employment, to gender and English proficiency—that shape and determine their educational experiences. Carola Suárez-Orozco is a professor of applied psychology and co-director of immigration studies at New York University. She is the author, most recently, of the prize-winning Learning a New Land: Immigrant Students in American Society. Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall Barnard barnard-admin@digitalpulp.com UTC public

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Immigrant students in the U.S. face a unique set of challenges as they adjust to their new educational settings. By studying the academic trajectories of ethnically diverse adolescent immigrants, Carola Suárez-Orozco examines the complex combination of factors—from segregation and poverty rates, to parental education and employment, to gender and English proficiency—that shape and determine their educational experiences. Carola Suárez-Orozco is a professor of applied psychology and co-director of immigration studies at New York University. She is the author, most recently, of the prize-winning Learning a New Land: Immigrant Students in American Society.

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