​Victor Rios on "the Mis-Education and Criminalization of Black and Latino Boys"

Location 
Academic Innovation Studio Event Space, Dwinelle Hall 127
Date 
February 02, 2018
Time 
12:00-1:30pm

Professor ​Victor Rios of UC Santa Barbara is set to speak on "The Mis-Education and Criminalization of Black and Latino Boys: The Role of Race, Culture and Resistance in the School-to-Prison Pipeline."

Victor Rios is a Professor of Sociology at UC Santa Barbara. His work analyzes the role of social control and education in determining the well-being of young people living in urban marginality; tracks the social consequences of the punitive state and punitive social control-across institutional settings; and examines young people’s resilience and responses to social marginalization.  He uses insight from his research to promote equitable policies and develop programs to improve the lives of marginalized youths.