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Caitlin Patler, Assistant Professor of sociology, has been selected as a 2018 National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow.

Caitlin Patler,  Assistant Professor of sociology, has been selected as a 2018 National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow. The Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is designed to promote scholarship in the United States and abroad on matters relevant to the improvement of education in all its forms. This year, thirty fellows were selected from a
competitive pool of 201 applications from scholars of education. The Academy believes the fellowships enhance the future of education research by developing new talent in the many disciplines represented by the scholars selected. Patler's research will use original longitudinal and mixed-methods data to address a series of questions anout DACA's role in influencing the educational disadvantages faced by undocumented children and youth.