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Pedro Noguera
Distinguished Professor of Education

P-12

  • Achievement gap
  • Community involvement
  • Minority students
  • Race and diversity
  • Safety and violence
  • School reform
  • Urban education

Pedro Noguera is the distinguished professor of education at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA. His research focuses on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions, as well as by demographic trends in local, regional and global contexts. He is the author of 12 books and over 200 articles and monographs. He serves on the boards of numerous national and local organizations and appears as a regular commentator on educational issues on CNN, MSNBC, NPR and other national news outlets. Prior to joining the faculty at UCLA, he served as a tenured professor and holder of endowed chairs at New York University (2003-2015), Harvard University (2000-2003) and the University of California, Berkeley (1990-2000). From 2009 to 2012, he served as a trustee for the State University of New York as an appointee of the governor. In 2014, he was elected to the National Academy of Education. Noguera recently received awards from the Center for the Advanced Study of the Behavioral Sciences, the National Association of Secondary Principals, and the McSilver Institute at NYU for his research and advocacy efforts aimed at fighting poverty.