Pedro Noguera, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University

The Schools We Need: The Pursuit of Equity and Justice in American Education

Education and Civil Rights in the 21st Century

Wednesday, October 29, 4pm, 206 Ingraham Hall

Open Seminar for Students, Faculty and Public

Thursday, October 30, 12:20pm, 8108 Social Science

Transforming Schools: The Limits and Possibilities of School Reform

Thursday, October 30, 4pm, 8417 Social Science

A man wears a black suit with a white button-down shirt and blue-and-white striped tie. He smiles directly at the camera. His head is shaved, and he has a salt-and-pepper goatee. He stands outside where one can see sunshine highlighting the leaves of a tree in the background.PEDRO NOGUERA is the Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University. Dr. Noguera’s scholarship and research focus on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions and the factors that obstruct and promote student achievement. He is the author of several books, including: The Imperatives of Power: Political Change and the Social Basis of Regime Support in Grenada; City Schools and the American Dream; Unfinished Business: Closing the Achievement Gap in Our Nation’s Schools; The Trouble With Black Boys…and Other Reflections on Race, Equity and the Future of Public Education; Creating the Opportunity to Learn; Invisible No More: Understanding and Responding to the Disenfranchisement of Latino Males; and Schooling for Resilience.