Pedro A. Noguera, PhD

Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education, New York University
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Pedro Noguera is the Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University. He holds tenured faculty appointments in the departments of Teaching and Learning and Humanities and Social Sciences at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Development at NYU. He is also the Executive Director of the Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools. Dr. Noguera is the author of eight books and over 150 articles and monographs. His most recent books include School for Resilience: Improving the Life Trajectory of African American and Latino Boys, Creating the Opportunity to Learn, and Invisible No More: Understanding and Responding to the Disenfranchisement of Latino Males. Dr. Noguera appears as a regular commentator on CNN, MSNBC, National Public Radio, and other national news outlets. From 2009 – 2012, he served as a Trustee for the State University of New York (SUNY) as an appointee of the Governor. He serves on the boards of numerous national and local organizations including the Economic Policy Institute, the Young Women’s Leadership Institute, The After School Corporation, and The Nation Magazine. In 2013, he was appointed to the Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society, and in 2014 he was appointed to the National Academy of Education and received an award for exemplary scholarship on urban education from the Advanced Center for Behavioral Sciences.