Department of Psychology

Kendon Smith Lectures 2014

Ethnic Minority and Immigrant Youth: Achievement, Adaptation, and Mental Health

Thursday, April 10
School of Education 114

1:30 – 1:45 pm Series Opening Remarks: Drs. Stein, Guttentag and Kwapil

1:45 – 3:00 pm Lecture 1: Dr. Margarita Alegria, "A Perfect Storm: Disparities for Immigrant Youth Needing Behavioral Health Care"


3:00 – 3:15 pm Coffee Break


3:15 – 4:30 pm Lecture 2: Dr. Carola Suarez-Orozco "Transationalism of the Heart: Psychological and Educational Implications of Family Separations."


Friday, April 11
Curry 225

9:00 – 10:15 am Lecture 3: Dr. Diane Hughes "Trajectories of academic and psychological well being among ethnic minority adolescents: Findings from the Center for Research on Culture, Development, and Education"

10:15 – 10:30 am Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:45 am Lecture 4: Dr. Andrew Fulgini "Why do Latino Teens Help Their Family and What Does it Mean for their Development?"

11:45 – 12:15 General Discussion and Questions

Dr. Margarita Alegría Director of the Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research; Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Diane Hughes Co-director of the Center for Research on Culture, Development, and Education; Professor of Applied Psychology, Steinhardt School of Culture, Development, and Education, New York University.

Dr. Carola Suárez-Orozco Co-Director, Institute for Immigration, Globalization, and Education, Professor of Human Development and Psychology, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

Dr. Andrew Fuligni Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and the Department of Psychology. He also is a Senior Scientist in the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. University of California, Los Angeles

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