Topic: "Education, Racial Inequality and the Future of American Democracy"
Location: President's Hall, The Penn Stater
Introduction / Moderator: Rodney Erickson / Katie O'Toole
Noguera is the Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University. He holds
tenured faculty appointments in the departments of Teaching and Learning and
Humanities and Social Sciences at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education
and Development at NYU. He is also the
Executive Director of the Metropolitan Center for Urban Education and the
co-Director of the Institute for the Study of Globalization and Education in
Metropolitan Settings (IGEMS). Dr. Noguera is the author of seven books and
over 150 articles and monographs. His
most recent books are "Creating the Opportunity to Learn" with A.
Wade Boykin (ASCD, 2011) and "Invisible No More: Understanding and
Responding to the Disenfranchisement of Latino Males" with A. Hurtado and
E. Fergus (Routledge, 2011). Dr. Noguera
appears as a regular commentator on educational issues on CNN, National Public
Radio, and other national news outlets.
From 2009 - 2012 he served as a Trustee for the State University of New
York (SUNY) as an appointee of the Governor. He serves on the boards of
numerous national and local organizations including the Economic Policy
Institute, the Young Women's Leadership Institute, The After School Corporation
and The Nation Magazine.