Public Education and the Social Contract in an Age of Diversity and Division – Marta Tienda


The UC Davis Forums on the Public University and the Social Good
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Public Education and the Social Contract in an Age of Diversity and Division

Marta Tienda
Maurice P. During ’22 Professor in Demographic Studies and Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Princeton University

Marta Tienda is past president of the Population Association of America, a former Guggenheim fellow, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, and the National Academy of Education. Professor Tienda has authored or co-authored more than 200 scientific papers and chapters about U.S. racial and ethnic inequality, international migration, variations in family structure and reproductive behavior, and access to higher education. Her current research focuses on the lifecycle timing of migration and the implications of adolescent romantic relationships for emotional and physical wellbeing.

Currently Dr. Tienda serves as an independent trustee of the Teachers Insurance Annuity Association (TIAA), the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the Jacobs Foundation of Switzerland. She is a member of the White House Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, the Research Advisory Committee of the American Education Research Association, and the Mellon Foundation Advisory OCI Committee. Previously she served on the boards of Brown University, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the W. T. Grant Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Kaiser Family Foundation, and the Russell Sage Foundation.

3 to 4:30 p.m.
Multipurpose Room
Student Community Center

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Multipurpose Room
Student Community Center

Sponsors Include: The Office of the Chancellor and Provost, the Community and Regional Development Program, the Department of Sociology, the UC Davis Graduate Group of Education, and the UC Davis School of Law