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Wheelock College’s Presidential International Visiting Scholar: Miren Uriarte

Miren Uriarte

Wheelock College Center for International Education, Leadership and Innovation invites you to a lecture by Miren Uriarte, Presidential International Visiting Scholar.

Please join her and host Marta Rosa, with Professors Eleonora Villegas-Reimers, William Rodriguez and Jane Yedlin for an insightful discussion about the results of Uriarte's research on supporting the needs of English language learners. There will be a reception immediately following the lecture.

Uriarte is a sociologist whose teaching and research focuses on different aspects of the intersection of race/ethnicity and social policy and the implementation of social programs and community development. She is a professor in the Graduate Program in Human Services at the College of Public and Community Service, a founding core faculty member of the Public Policy PhD Program at the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies and the founding director of the Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy at UMass Boston, where she continues as a senior research associate.

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.