The 19th Annual Eric E. Williams Memorial Lecture will take place Friday, October 13, 2017, at 6:30pm at Florida International University-Modesto A. Maidique Campus, 11200 Southwest Eighth Street, Miami, Florida, at the university’s Student Access Success Center (SASC), Room 160. Pedro A. Noguera, Distinguished Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA, will address “Do Black Lives Matter in the Age of Trump?”
Pedro A. Noguera is a Distinguished Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. He is director of the Center for the Study of School Transformation. His 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. He is the author of twelve books (His most recent book is Race, Equity and Education: The Pursuit of Equality in Education 60 Years after Brown. New York: Springer Press), and he has published over 200 articles and monographs. He serves on the boards of numerous national and local organizations, including the Economic Policy Institute, the Broader, Bolder Approach and The Nation Magazine. Noguera appears as a regular commentator on educational issues on several national media outlets, and his editorials on educational issues have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Dallas Morning News and Huffington Post.