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Dr. H. Richard Milner IV Presents "Understanding Race and Poverty in Schools"

November 3, 2016

KUTZTOWN, Pa. - Kutztown University's (KU) College of Education will host Dr. H. Richard Milner IV as he presents "Understanding Race and Poverty in Schools" Nov. 14 and 15, 2016, as part of the inaugural College of Education Speaker Series. Milner will present a lecture on Monday, Nov. 14, at 5 p.m. in the Academic Forum room 200. He will also be moderating a discussion on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 11 a.m. in Beekey room 235. The event is free and open to the public.

Milner is Helen Faison Endowed Chair of Urban Education, professor of education, professor of social work, sociology and Africana studies (all by courtesy), and director of the Center for Urban Educational Research Association. His research, teaching and policy interests concern urban education, teach education, African American literature, and the social context of education. Milner's research examines practices and policies that support teacher success in urban schools. His work has appeared in numerous journals and he has published five books including "Start where you are but don't stay there" (2010), "Rac(e)ing to Class" (2015). And "Handbook of Urban Education" as co-editor (2013).

He also serves as editor-in-chief of the Urban Education journal.

The Public Speaker Series presents nationally known speakers each semester and is sponsored by the KU College of Education. For more information, contact the Dean's Office at (610) 683-4253.