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
- Arrangör: Hugo Valentin-centrum
- Kontaktperson: Carl Henrik Carlsson
- Telefon: 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.