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Marta Tienda | Latinos and the Future of America

Marta Tienda


Texas State Latina/o Studies is proud to host inaugural guest speaker


“Latinos and the Future of America: Reflections on the Color of Educational Opportunity”

October 11, 2018

2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | The Wittliff Collections (7th Floor Alkek Library)

Dr. Marta Tienda is the Maurice P. During ’22 Professor of Demographic Studies and Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, and Director of the Latina/o Studies minor at Princeton University and former director of the Office of Population Research. Dr. Tienda received a B.A. from Michigan State University (Spanish, 1972) and a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Texas at Austin (1976). She has received honorary doctorates from Bank Street College, Ohio State University and Lehman College. Professor Tienda’s expertise focuses on race and ethnic inequality, international migration, health, and higher education.  Dr. Tienda is the author of Multiple Origins, Uncertain Destinies (2006), and Hispanics and the Future of America (2006).

This event is one of three in This Southwest Moment Speaker Series for Fall 2018. All events are free and open to the public. Q & A will follow the presentation; light reception to follow.

Thi event was generously funded by: The University Lecturer’s Grant; the College of Liberal Arts and the following departments: Sociology, History, Philosophy, Anthropology, Political Science, Psychology, and Modern Languages; the College of Applied Arts and Sciences; the Center for Diversity and Gender Studies; the Center for the Study of the Southwest; the Center for International Studies; The Wittliff Collections; and Mariachi Nueva Generación Directed by John Lopez, TXST LULAC Collegiate Student Chapter #22193 and The Sociology Club. THANK YOU!/¡GRACIAS!

Questions? Contact Dr. Gloria P. Martinez-Ramos, If you require accommodations due to a disability in order to participate, please contact (512-245-2113) at least 72 hours in advance of the event. Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus.