Dr. Mangual Figueroa named National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Ariana Mangual Figueroa, Assistant Professor in the Department of Learning and Teaching at the Graduate School of Education, has been chosen as a 2013-2014 National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow. This fellowship program is intended to support scholars working in critical areas of education research. Her project, Citizenship, Socialization, and Schooling in the Lives of Mixed-Status Mexican Families, will examine how U.S born and undocumented youth in mixed-status Mexican families understand the significance of citizenship status in various settings.
This $55,000 award is designed to assist with the fellow’s salary replacement and research expenses for the fellowship period. The National Academy of Education, an honorary educational society, has administered the fellowship for twenty-seven years through a grant from the Spencer Foundation. There are more than seven hundred alumni from this fellowship program including many of the strongest education researchers in the field today.
Click here to view the full listing of this year’s fellows and a detailed description of Dr. Mangual Figueroa’s project.