Carlos Alberto Torres Awarded 2012-13 Sudikoff Family Fellowship
June 19, 2012 - Professor of Education Carlos Alberto Torres has been awarded the 2012-13 Fellowship of the Sudikoff Family Institute for Education & New Media. He is the eleventh recipient of the Sudikoff Fellowship, which was established in 2002 to provide support for the public engagement efforts of GSE&IS faculty. He joins an esteemed group of education and information studies scholars who have contributed in some highly visible and significant ways to the public forum.
An expert on Latin American education and the effects of globalization on K-12 and higher education, Torres is a leading authority on Latin American Studies. He is also the principal biographer of Brazilian philosopher and critical social theorist Paulo Freire and founding Director of GSE&IS's Paulo Freire Institute,which promotes programs and research related to social justice education and this year marks its tenth anniversary with its annual international forum in the fall and the PFI Summer Program, to be held at UCLA July 16- August 10. For more information on the PFI Summer Program, click here or contact email@example.com.
The Sudikoff Award will enable Torres to advance the work of PFI and to write a series of op-eds linking multiculturalism, immigration, and citizenship during his term as Fellow. For more information on the Sudikoff Family Institute for Education & New Media, click here.