Steinhardt Faculty in the News 10/24/11: Way, Suárez-Orozco

Steinhardt faculty weighed in on boys’ friendships and immigration during the week of October 24, 2011.

A selection from Deep Secrets: Boys’ Friendships and the Crisis of Connection (Harvard University Press, 2011) by Niobe Way, professor of Applied Psychology, was posted on msnbc.com’s Today Show’s feature, Today’s Books.
Deep Secrets: Debunking misconceptions about adolescent males

In a co-authored Washington Post op/ed, Marcelo Suárez-Orozco writes “the old narrative of immigration has trained us to think in terms of the striving individual who triumphs against the odds,” which is contrasted with today’s immigrants as “out of control, breaking the law and stealing American jobs” –a contrast that has stifled policy debates on the issue.

From Ellis Island to an electrified fence, why America is so torn on immigration

Suárez-Orozco also talks about the impact of undocumented immigrants on the U.S. economy and related topics on World News Australia:

U.S. Illegal Immigrants

Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco is Steinhardt’s Courtney Sale Ross University Professor
of Globalization and Education.