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Lorna Rivera, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Women's Studies, College of Liberal Arts Director, Latino Studies Program, College of Liberal Arts
  • Telephone: 617-287-7388
  • Office Location: W-5-004A

Areas of Expertise

Women's literacy, feminist/critical pedagogies, social welfare reform, Latina studies, and race/ethnic/gender health disparities

Degrees

PhD in Sociology. Northeastern University

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Current Projects:
Rivera, L. & M. D. Hohn. (2012).  Participatory Health Literacy in the U.S.   University of Illinois Press (manuscript in progress).

Co-Principal Investigator, “Latino End-of-Life Care: Patient, Provider, & Institutional Effects.”    University of Massachusetts & Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, U54 Comprehensive Cancer Partnership Program.   https://www.umb.edu/u54entry/lorna_rivera/

Faculty Director, Latino Leadership Opportunity Program, Mauricio Gaston Institute for Latino Public Policy. http://www.gaston.umb.edu/llop.php

Lorna Rivera's Book

Lorna Rivera quoted in Ms. Magazine!

WELEARN Documentary

Sociology of Immigration Part One

Sociology of Immigration Part Two

See Lorna in a documentary Feminist Movements in the Caribbean

Professor Rivera's Scholarworks Publications