Spring 2018 Schedule

Note: All meetings take place on Tuesdays from 12:00 to 1:30 PM in William James Hall Room 450, unless otherwise noted.
Mary C. Waters, John L. Loeb Professor of Sociology, Harvard University
Special Workshop Seminar and Discussion: The Current Immigration Debate
Nazli Kibria, Professor and Chair of Sociology, Boston University; Walter Suarez Becerra, PhD Student in American Studies, Boston University
The “Good Immigrant Advocate Mother”: Racialized Nativism and Negotiating Special Needs Services in Schools
Pawan Dhingra, Professor and Chair of Sociology, Tufts University
Hyper-Education: When Good Grades, Good Schools, and Good Behavior are Not Enough
Natasha Warikoo, Associate Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Expectations, Grades, and Relationships: The impact of parenting on mental health outcomes among Asian American and white youth at a Pacific Northwest High School
Margot Moinester, PhD Candidate in Sociology, Harvard University and Doctoral Fellow at the American Bar Foundation
Disparities by Nationality in U.S. Immigration Apprehensions, Detentions, and Deportations, 1980-2010