All of us of carry biases with us. We learn them as part of our socialization into our communities. Biases influence what we see, what we believe, and how we understand the world.
About Carola Suárez-Orozco
Carola Suárez-Orozco is a Professor of Human Development and Psychology at UCLA. She has been awarded an APA Presidential Citation for her contributions to the understanding of cultural psychology of immigration and has served as Chair of the APA Presidential Task Force on Immigration. Her books include: Children of Immigration, Learning a New Land, as well as the recently released Transitions: The Development of the Children of Immigrants (winner of the 2016 Society for Research on Adolescence Social Policy Award for Best Edited Book). Suárez-Orozco is the Editor of the Journal of Adolescent Research and is a Senior Program Associate for the W.T. Grant Foundation. She is a member of the National Academy of Education.
Entries by Carola Suárez-Orozco
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a private, nongovernmental institution established in 1863 by an Act of Congress, signed by President Lincoln. NAS’ mission is to advise the nation on issues related to science and technology. For two years, a NAS panel of 18 distinguished social scientists representing an array of disciplines including […]
By Marcelo Suárez-Orozco & Carola Suárez-Orozco Sometimes the political rhetoric and the public debates about immigration can narrow our perspectives. It can seem as if our country and our communities are the only places that are impacted by migration. In fact, immigrant and migration are among the defining features of our time. All continents are involved […]
Migration is our common history as humans. Scientists tell us that for at least 70,000 years, humans have been on the move. At the same time, migration is both our past and our future. All continents are involved in the mass movement of people: as areas of immigration, emigration, or transit, and often, as […]