Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco
University of California, Los Angeles
Social and Behavioral Sciences
The inaugural Wasserman Dean at the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. Cofounded the Harvard Immigration Projects with Carola Suárez-Orozco. Codirected the largest funded study in the history of the National Science Foundation's Cultural Anthropology division, the results published in, Learning a New Land: Immigrant Students in American Society ( Harvard University Press, 2008). Also wrote, Transformations: Migration, Family Life and Achievement Motivation among Latino Adolescents (Stanford University Press, 1995) again with, Carola Suárez-Orozco. Research is regularly featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Time, U.S. News and World Report, The Huffington Post, and The Economist, among others. Served as special adviser to the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on education, peace, and justice, was the Richard B. Fisher Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study, and fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. Member, the National Academy of Education & Trustee of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Recipient, the Order of the Aztec Eagle (2006), Mexico's highest honor to a foreign national.