Center X: “Just Talk” with Sylvia Hurtado

UCLA professor of education and former HERI director will be honored with the Social Justice in Education Award at AERA.

In “Just Talk,” Center X’s news site, Professor John Rogers sits down with Sylvia Hurtado, professor of education at UCLA. Professor Hurtado is an expert in undergraduate education, student development in college, and diversity in higher education. She is past President of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) and the past director of the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA. Her recent research examines how campuses organize to close degree completion gaps, the pathways of underrepresented students’ in scientific research and professional careers, and student and institutional outcomes of diverse and broad access institutions in higher education. This month, Sylvia Hurtado will receive the Social Justice in Education Award from the American Educational Research Association.

To read, “Sylvia Hurtado: Diversity, Dialogue, and Democracy, click here.