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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

  • Datum: 2017-11-09 kl 10:15 12:00
  • Plats: Hugo Valentin - centrum Thunbergsvägen 3D, 1 tr, Hugo Valentin-rummet
  • Föreläsare: Jim Porter
  • Webbsida
  • Arrangör: Hugo Valentin-centrum
  • Kontaktperson: Carl Henrik Carlsson
  • Telefon: 070-5555722
  • Seminarium

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.