Duncan, Olivas, Tienda, Noguera Highlight 2013 Annual Meeting
Duncan, Olivas, Tienda, Noguera Highlight 2013 Annual Meeting
Duncan, Olivas, Tienda, Noguera Highlight 2013 Annual Meeting
Secretary Arne Duncan
March 2013

AERA is pleased to feature four distinguished invited speakers, including U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, at the upcoming AERA Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

On Tuesday, April 30, Secretary Duncan will present a special invited address followed by a Q&A session. Duncan has served as secretary of education since his confirmation by the U.S. Senate in 2009; prior to his nomination Duncan was chief executive officer of the Chicago Public Schools. Read more about Secretary Duncan

In addition to Duncan, key speakers for the Annual Meeting will address topics of racial inequality and equity in higher education, as well as K–12 language standards. On Saturday, April 27, Michael A. Olivas, the William B. Bates Distinguished Chair in Law at the University of Houston Law Center, will present the Opening Plenary Address, “Immigrant DREAMS Deferred.” Olivas is the author or coauthor of 14 books, including The Dilemma of Access and, most recently, Suing Alma Mater, on higher education and the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more about Michael A. Olivas

On Monday, April 29, Marta Tienda, the Maurice P. During ’22 Professor in Demographic Studies at Princeton University, will present the Wallace Foundation Distinguished Lecture, “Diversity ≠ Inclusion: Translating Access Into Equity in Higher Education.” Tienda’s research focuses on issues of immigration, population diversification, and poverty and the roles they play in access to education and political participation. Read more about Marta Tienda  

Pedro A. Noguera, the Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University, will present the AERA Distinguished Lecture, “Education, Racial Inequality, and the Future of American Democracy,” on Tuesday, April 30. Noguera is an urban sociologist whose scholarship and research focus on how schools are influenced by social and economic conditions in the urban environment. Read more about Pedro A. Noguera

Times and locations for the presentations can be found in the AERA Annual Meeting Program.