Research on Culture in Disability: Opportunities and Challenges in a World of Differences
Speaker: Professor Alfredo Artiles, Arizona State University
Respondent: Professor Alan Dyson, University of Manchester
There will be a buffet reception prior to the lecture at 5.00pm.and a wine reception afterwards.
Dr. Artiles is professor of culture, society, and education in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ School of Social Transformation and professor of education in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University (ASU). Artiles co-directs the Equity Alliance at ASU and is also an affiliated faculty member in the School of Transborder Studies. He has held visiting professorships at Leibniz University (Germany), the University of Göteborgs (Sweden), and Universidad del Valle de Guatemala.
Professor Artiles’ interdisciplinary scholarship examines the educational consequences of inequities related to the intersection of disability, race, and language. His research publications and professional presentations have reached research, policy, and practitioner audiences in education, psychology, and related disciplines in the United States, Latin America, Africa, and Europe. His work has been published and/or reprinted in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Hungarian. He co-edits the International Multilingual Research Journal (Taylor & Francis)and is co-editor of the book series Disability, Culture, & Equity (Teachers College Press).
Artiles served as vice president of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), is an AERA Fellow, a Spencer Foundation/National Academy of Education Postdoctoral Fellow, and a Resident Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (Stanford University). He has been a principal investigator of projects funded by entities such as the U. S. Department of Education, the Spencer Foundation, the University of California’s Linguistic Minority Research Institute, Vanderbilt University’s Learning Sciences Institute, the University of California’s Research Expeditions Program, the University of Virginia's Center for Minority Research in Special Education, and the Motorola Foundation. Dr. Artiles has been an advisor to the Civil Rights Projects at Harvard University and UCLA, the National Academy of Education, the Council for Exceptional Children, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation, and numerous projects housed at universities in the U.S., Europe, and Latin America. He was named the 2009 Distinguished Alumnus by the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education Foundation. In 2011, Dr. Artiles was appointed to President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.
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Cost: Free of Charge