Marcelo Suárez-Orozco Workshop Chair
Session I Chair
Mass Migrations: The New 21st Century Map

Marcelo Suárez-Orozco

Marcelo Suárez-Orozco is the UCLA Wasserman Dean at GSE&IS. His research focuses on psychological anthropology, with an emphasis on migration, globalization, and education.  Suárez-Orozco’s books have been published by Harvard University Press, the University of California Press, Cambridge University Press, New York University Press and others; his scholarly papers appear in various journals including Harvard Educational Review, Revue Française de Pédagogie (Paris), Cultuur en Migratie (Leuven), Temas: Cultura, Ideologia y Sociedad (Havana), Ethos, Daedalus (AAAS), International Migration (Geneva), and others.

Dean Suárez-Orozco is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, National Academy of Education, and a Trustee of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. In 2006 he was awarded the Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle Mexico. He served as special advisor to the chief prosecutor, the International Criminal Court in The Hague. He has authored multiple briefs for the Pontifical Academy Academies. Over the last thirty years the National Science Foundation, W. T. Grant, Spencer, Ford, and Carnegie and many others have funded his scholarly work.

A native of Buenos Aires, Suárez-Orozco earned an A.B. in psychology and an M.A. and Ph.D. in anthropology at UC Berkeley. At Harvard University, he served as the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Education and Culture (2001-2004), and co-founded and co-directed the Harvard Immigration Project in 1997. He has held fellowships at Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study and Stanford’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. Prior to arriving at UCLA Ed & IS, Suárez- Orozco was the inaugural Courtney Sale Ross University Professor of Globalization and Education at NYU.


The Luskin Conference Center, UCLA

Humanitarianism and Mass Migration