Individual ‘Intelligence’ and Educational ‘Ability’ in the Era of Brown v. Board (1954) and the National Defense Education Act (1958): Re-making Minority in an Educational Context
- Date: 11/9/2017 at 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
- Location: Hugo Valentin - centrum, Engelska parken Thunbergsvägen 3D, 1 tr, Hugo Valentin-rummet
- Lecturer: Jim Porter
- Organizer: Hugo Valentin-centrum
- Contact person: Carl Henrik Carlsson
- Phone: 070-5555722
Jim Porter, postdoctoral Fellow at the Hugo Valentin Centre, presents his research.
Jim Porter graduated 2017 with a PhD in history from Michigan State University. The title of his dissertation was Constructing the “Gifted” and “Academically Talented” Student: “Intelligence,” Intelligence Testing, and Educational Opportunity in the Era of Brown v. Board and the National Defense Education Act.