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Patricia Foxen
National Council of La Raza

"Providence Revisited: Transnational Maya in the Era of Mass Deportation"
Seminars : Latin America & Its Diasporas Seminar

Fri., Oct. 28, 2011, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Co-sponsored by the Center of Latin American Studies. Open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.
Location: Hall Center Seminar Room

Dr. Patricia Foxen received her PhD in Medical Anthropology from McGill University.  She performed research on K'iche' Maya migrants from Guatemala to Providence, RI, about which she published the book In Search of Providence: Transnational Mayan Identities (2007). She has also performed research on the integration of Latino migrants in the United States and the health and well-being of immigrant and refugee families.

She currently works as an applied anthropologist at The National Council of LaRaza in Washington, D.C., where her duties include development and implementation ofNCLR's agenda for policy-oriented research, development and oversight of research particularlyon Latino children and youth and the topic of discrimination. Her most recent books are:Speaking Out: Latino Youth on Discrimination in the United States (October, 2010)<http://www.nclr.org/index.php/publications/speaking_out_latino_youth_on_discrimination_in_the_united_states/>America's Future: Latino Child Well-Being in Numbers and Trends coauthored with MarkMather (April 2010)<http://www.nclr.org/index.php/publications/americas_future_latino_child_wellbeing_in_numbers_and_trends/>

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