University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Nolan Cabrera


Dr. Nolan Cabrera is an Associate Professor in the Center for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Arizona, and was the only academic featured in the MTV documentary White People. His new book, "White Guys on Campus," is a deep exploration of white male racism and occasional anti-racism, on college campuses – a text Jeff Chang (author of "We Gon’ Be Alright") described as “A timely, provocative, even hopeful book.”

Dr. Cabrera is also one of three academic expert witnesses for the plaintiffs in Tucson Unified Mexican American Studies case (Arce v. Douglas). He is a recipient of the prestigious education early career award, the Spencer/National Academy of Education postdoctoral fellowship. Dr. Cabrera's publications have appeared in the leading education and higher education journals such as American Educational Research Journal, Teachers College Record, Review of Higher Education, Journal of College Student Development and Research in Higher Education. His work has been used extensively in education, policy and legal environments.

Dr. Cabrera is a UA College of Education Erasmus Scholar, Emerging Scholar for the American College Personnel Association, Faculty Affiliate with UT Austin's Project M.A.L.E.S. and Faculty Fellow for the American Association for Hispanics in Higher Education. He completed his graduate work at UCLA in Higher Education & Organizational Change and Dr. Cabrera earned his BA from Stanford University in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (Education focus). He is a former Director of a Boys & Girls Club in the San Francisco Bay Area, and is originally from McMinnville, Oregon.


Scheduled events:
Conundrums of Racial Divides in American Culture
A distinguished historian and an expert on education explore -- from surprisingly divergent perspectives -- questions of racial difference and mythologies that eat at the heart of U.S. society.

Social & Behavioral Sciences Tent (Seats 140, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Signing Area - Social & Behavioral Sciences Tent (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Nolan Cabrera, Eric Lott
Moderator: Maribel Alvarez

Book:
White Guys on Campus
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Rutgers University Press
November 2018
ISBN 9780813599069
216 pages
$29.95, INSTORE
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White Guys on Campus is a critical examination of the role of race in higher education, centering Whiteness, in an effort to unveil the frequently unconscious habits of racism among white male students. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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