Visiting Faculty Scholars of Color: Sofia Villenas

Dr. Sofia Villenas, a professor at Cornell University's Department of Education, will lecture.

Dr. Villenas' research interests encompass the areas of multicultural education, Latino education, ethnography, educational anthropology and cultural studies. Current research projects include a qualitative study of how diverse families and youths experience inclusion and exclusion in a college town school district, an ongoing study of how immigrant Latino parents navigate parenting, schooling and sites of adult learning in new Latino destinations, and a conceptual project involving the question of how to think through educational problems with the knowledge and theories emanating from communities of color.

Location: TBA