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Platica on the Impact of Race on College Teaching & Learning

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
12:00pm – 1:30pm

Storrs Campus
PRLACC, Student Union, Room 438

Ana M. Martínez Alemán, Ed.D. will present “A Platica on the Impact of Race on College Teaching and Learning."

Martínez Alemán is associate dean for faculty and professor of the Educational Leadership and Higher Education Department at Boston College’s Lynch School of Education. Her recent work includes Critical Approaches to the Study of Higher Education (2015) and Accountability, Pragmatic Aims, and the American University (2011). She is co-author of Online Social Networking on Campus: Understanding What Matters in Student Culture and co-editor of Women in Higher Education: An Encyclopedia. Her scholarship appears in the Journal of Higher Education, Teachers College Record, Educational Theory, The Teacher Educator, Feminist Interpretations of John Dewey, Educational Researcher, and the Review of Higher Education. Martínez Alemán’s scholarship focuses on the critical study of gender, race, and ethnicity in higher education. Currently, she is examining the use of Web 2.0 technologies to promote engagement among first-generation college students, and is featured in Technology and Engagement: Making Technology Work for First-Generation College Students (2017).

The presentation is co-sponsored by the Center for Education Policy Analysis (CEPA); El Instituto: Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean, and Latin American Studies; UConn Humanties Institute; and Educational Leadership, Kim LeChasseur.

** A light lunch will be provided. **

More info:


Neag School of Education (primary), el Instituto, Humanities Institute, Puerto Rican Latin American Cultural Center, UConn Master Calendar

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