Events

Presenters:
Event Date(s):
April 17, 2015 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
| 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location:
Campus Center Auditorium
Description:

This year's "New Worlds of Adoption" Conference highlights the strengths and resilience of adopted persons as they move into adulthood.

KEYNOTE

Ann Masten, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, will highlight research on resilience in development with a focus on transitions to adulthood. Dr. Masten will be joined by three adult adoptees who are now in significant professional positions serving the adoption community:

Presenters:

Laura Stoker, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

Event Date(s):
April 8, 2015 11:30 am- 12:30 pm
| 11:30am to 12:30pm
Location:
Integrative Learning Center, Room N101, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Description:

Family and the Reproduction of Political Inequality: Exploring the role of political socialization within the family in sustaining the persistent upper-class bias in who participates in American politics.