Free Public Lecture: Culture, Context, and Positive Adaptation of U.S. Latinx Youth

Thursday, April 11 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM [PST]

4069 Spokane Lane, Seattle, Washington, 98105, United States

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Thursday, April 11 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM [PST]

Kane Hall at University of Washington, 4069 Spokane Lane, Seattle, Washington, 98105, United States.

 

Free Public Lecture

Culture, Context, and Positive Adaptation of U.S. Latinx Youth

Dr. Nancy Gonzales

 

Dr. Gonzales will examine how contextual and cultural experiences of Latinx youth provide unique challenges and opportunities for positive development. She also will discuss how culturally informed research can inform interventions, policies, and practices to reduce educational inequalities and improve lives.

 

About the presenter


Nancy Gonzales, 
PhD is Foundation Professor of psychology and dean of natural sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University.  Her research examines culturally-informed models of family and youth resilience in low-income communities. Over the past 20 years, her work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the Helios Education Foundation, and the Institute for Educational Sciences and has contributed important insights into the cultural strengths, challenges, and positive development of Mexican Americans living in the Southwest. This research encompasses multiple collaborations and research studies that collectively span across the lifespan, from birth to young adulthood. 

 

 

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