Marcelo Suárez-Orozco
Published February 5, 2013
Updated March 10, 2021

Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco was named chancellor of the University of Massachusetts, Boston, in 2021. Previously, he was dean and professor of education at the University of California, Los Angeles, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. Before that, he taught globalization and education at New York University and human development and psychology at Harvard University.

Suárez-Orozco has written several books, including Transformations: Immigration, Family Life, and Achievement Motivation Among Latino Adolescents and Writing Immigration: Scholars and Journalists in Dialogue. He has been a source for NPR on topics such as teaching children English remotely and Latino college enrollment.

Expertise: Immigration, immigration reform, education, culture, psychology, anthropology, migration, globalization, Latinos in the U.S.

Location: Boston, Mass.


Phone: (617) 287-6800

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