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Eric Macias Professorial Lecturer SOE Faculty

Eric Macias
SOE | Online Partner Programs (OLP)
Spring Valley Building 437
PhD, SUNY at Albany
MA, SUNY at Albany
BA, Le Moyne College

Eric Macias (He/Him/El) is an interdisciplinary scholar whose work focuses on minoritized and illegalized youth who have been pushed-out of the educational pipeline. Dr. Macias received his PhD from the University at Albany (SUNY). His research and work often lay at intersection of migration and education. He is also interested in topics such as immigrant youth and families, urban education, anti-racist education, race and ethnicity, critical ethnography, alternative education, critical pedagogy, Latinx studies, and youth studies. Dr. Macias is currently working on a book manuscript about undocumented immigrant youth who left school and the challenges of navigating different illegalities and creating a sense of belonging and socio-emotional wellbeing despite their criminalization in and out of school settings.
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Spring 2024

  • EDU-734 Education Policy Analysis

  • EDU-898 Doctoral Continuing Enrollment

Summer 2024

  • EDU-703 Applying Antiracist Methods I

  • EDU-796 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: Immigrant Youth in K-16 System