Daniel Solórzano

"Challenging Privilege, Building Inclusion Speaker Series"

Hampton Room, Malott Commons
Office of Public Events, (909) 607-9372

image_normal7Daniel G. Solórzano, Professor of Education and Associate Dean for Equity and Diversity at UCLA, will visit Scripps College to engage the community in small group meetings, classroom visits, and public lectures centering on discussions of privilege and inequity in education as part of the Challenging Privilege, Building Inclusion speaker series.

Solórzano is the director of UC/ACCORD and a a professor of social science and comparative education in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is also a professor in the Chicana and Chicano Studies department and Women’s Studies. His teaching and research interests include critical race and gender studies on the educational access, persistence and graduation of underrepresented minority undergraduate and graduate students in the United States. Solórzano has authored more than 60 articles, book chapters and reports on issues of educational access and equity for underrepresented minority populations in the United States. In 2007, he was awarded the UCLA Distinguished Teacher Award. Solórzano received his Ph.D. in sociology of education from Claremont Graduate School.

Wednesday, February 25

Hampton Lunch Lecture: “Critical Issues Along California’s Latina/o Educational Pipeline”

12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Hampton Room, Malott Commons

Public Lecture: “Using the Critical Race Tools of Racial Microaggressions to Examine Everyday Racism in Academic Spaces”

4:00 – 5:30 p.m., Hampton Room, Malott Commons

For more information on any of these events, please contact the office of Public Events and Community Programs at (909) 607-9372 or by emailing events@scrippscollege.edu.

This lecture is made possible through the Alexa Fullerton Hampton '42 Endowed Speaker Fund.